Comment: Jobs in CA and NY

Law firms are hiring immigration attorneys and Immigration Paralegal. See below help wanted ads for South California and New York.

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Focus: ILW.COM is pleased to announce The PERM Book 2017-18 edition. Coming soon
Editor: Joel Stewart; Contributors: Michael H. Boshnaick, Attilio Costabel, Pamela Genise, Daniel Larson, Cyrus Mehta, Sheela Murthy, Dilip Patel, Michael E. Piston, Rabindra K. Singh, Pradeek Susheelan, David Ware, Nathan Waxman, Mitchell Wexler and Sophie Zneimer.

Book includes: Chapter 1: All About the Law, Chapter 2: Parties to PERM, Chapter 3: Legal Requirements, Chapter 4: Anomalies: Special Handling or Processing, Chapter 5: Educational Degrees as Requirements, Chapter 6: Job Offers, Chapter 7: Prevailing Wage Requests, Chapter 8: All About Recruitment, Chapter 9: Consideration of Job Applicants, Chapter 10: All About Filin, Chapter 11: Post Filing Issues, Chapter 12: Approvals: Expiration, Validity, Portability & Duplicates, Chapter 13: Denials, Chapter 14: Request for Reconsideration, Chapter 15: Introduction to BALCA, Chapter 16: How to Request Review at BALCA, Chapter 17: Consideration by BALC, Chapter 18: BALCA Can Remand, Chapter 19: Disciplinary Measures, Chapter 20: DOL Organization and Updates, Acknowledgements, The PERM Book Online Library

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Los Angeles, CA - Law Offices of Deacon Zhang ( is an immigration law firm with three offices in Southern California (City of Industry, Arcadia and Irvine). Main practice areas include: L1, H1B, TN, O1, E1/E2, EB1, NIW, PERM, EB5. Both attorney and clerk positions require strong research and writing ability, prefer bilingual proficiency in Chinese and English. Attorney candidates must have at least three years' immigration law practice experience and handled a substantial volume of H1B, L1, O1, EB1, PERM and EB5 cases. Willing to work hard and ability to handle many challenging cases within tight deadline. Experiences in other areas such as business contracts, labor law, living trust, asset protection, business plan drafting and business consulting are strong plus. Clerk candidates must have 4-year college degree (including STEM majors) and be willing to work hard, high performance in a fast-paced environment with team spirit. Long-term employment authorization/commitment and experience in assisting H1B, L1, PERM, EB1 and EB5 cases preferred. We are E-verified firm and willing to sponsor STEM OPT Extension, H1B or green card for qualified foreign employees. Apply to:

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Wildes & Weinberg, PC, prestigious immigration law firm seeks experienced immigration paralegal to work on family and employment based petitions, permanent residence applications, I-751s and U.S. citizenship matters. Heavy/direct client contact. Two years experience is required. Please send resume and cover letter to

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Dilley, Texas October 22 to 27 - Pro Bono Legal Services - Fragomen is sending 13 attorneys and two paralegals to provide pro bono legal services for a full week at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. This facility serves as a detention center for immigrant families (women and children), mostly from Central America. For more info, contact Careen Shannon, Partner and Director of Communications at

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