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Article: How Can You Immigrate To Canada As A Self-employed Worker By Deborah Coutinho

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Blogging: Siskind Summary – H.R. 3591 – The American Hope Act of 2017 By Greg Siskind

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News: CRS Report On Overview of the Federal Government's Power to Exclude Aliens

Focus: The Physician Immigration Book
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The Book Contents: Introduction; The Physician Workforce And Healthcare Realities; The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program: Views From The Inside And The Outside; Starting The Immigration Process: The Art Of The Client Intake Process; J-1 Waiver Strategy And Practice For Physicians; H-1B Temporary Worker Considerations And Strategy For Physicians; Assessing All Possibilities: Other Nonimmigrant Visa Options For Physicians; Long Term Options: Permanent Residence And Naturalization; Compliance Considerations; Designing A Better Mousetrap: Some Thoughts On Legislative Reform

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Headline: In Harvey Aftermath, Immigrants Will Play A Key Role In The Massive Rebuilding Efforts Click here
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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Washington, DC - Maggio Kattar is a nationally-recognized immigration law firm with offices in Washington, DC; Los Angeles and San Diego, CA; and Dayton, Ohio. Our firm is growing and we are looking for strong candidates to join our dynamic team. We are seeking a Senior Business Immigration Paralegal for our Washington D.C. office (Dupont Circle) who is dedicated to providing excellent client service by helping businesses attract and retain global talent. Under the supervision of a senior attorney and a paralegal manager, you will work on a variety of NIV and IV petitions that are complex and unique. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree and 3 years of related industry experience, with demonstrated organizational skills to manage multiple assignments with deadlines. We offer a fast-paced but friendly work environment with competitive salary and career advancement opportunities. If interested, please email resume, salary history, and writing sample to: jobs@maggio-kattar.com. Attn: Haesung Kim. No calls please.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Troy, MI - A boutique mid-sized professional services firm is seeking an Immigration Paralegal with employment based experience. The firm provides delivery of global, business-based immigration services, servicing clients in a number of industries and for virtually every country in the world. Their clients are mid- to large-tiered corporations, providing them with a single source solution for work and residence permits, visas, and customized immigration analyses. Ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience in providing support in preparing and filing of petitions and applications with federal government agencies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing and drafting routine correspondence and memoranda, researching immigration law and procedures, and case management. Please send your resume to veronica@employmentimmigration.com.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington DC - October 3 Oversight of the Administration’s Decision to End Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - Senate Committee on the Judiciary For more information: https://www.judiciary.senate.gov/meetings/oversight-of-the-administrations-decision-to-end-deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals


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