Comment: Employer Obstacles and Canadian Welcome
Today's isssue of Immigration Daily has many items of interest including new obstacles for employers and foreign workers, Canadian refugee welcome, and increased vetting of refugees and a lot more.

Article: New USCIS Policy Creates Obstacles for Employers and Foreign Workers By Leslie Dellon for Immigration Impact

Blogging: Canada wakes up to immigration reality after 'refugees welcome' dream By Nolan Rappaport

Blogging: Sessions Calls Judge "Offensive" and "Disrespectful" for Saying That Ending DACA was "Heartless". But Can't Judges Make Findings of Fact? By Roger Algase

News: White House Publishes Executive Order Resuming the United States Refugee Admissions Program With Enhanced Vetting Capabilities

Focus: The I-140 / The Degree Equivalency 2016-2017 Edition
ILW.COM is pleased to announce The I-140 / The Degree Equivalency 2016-2017 Edition, coming soon!

Contents: Basic Important Employment-Based Concepts, Basic Overview of the I-140 EBIV Process, The Scope of Agency Authority, The Job Offer, The Immigration Act of 1990,
The EB-11 Extraordinary Ability, The EB-12 Outstanding Professor and Researcher,
The EB-13 Multinational Manager and Executive, The EB-2 Advanced Degree Professional and Person of Exceptional Merit and Ability, The EB-3 Professional, Skilled Worker, And Other Worker
The I-140 Form, The Standard of Evidence, Priority Dates, Filing Multiple Petitions, Successors in Interest, Ability of Prospective Employer to Pay Wage, Portability, Revocation, Invalidation and The Section 204(c) Bar, Withdrawals and Appeals/Motions, A Checklist For Putting Together I-140s (And Some Do's And Don'ts)

For more information see here.

Headline: Citizenship Applications in the U.S. Surge as Immigration Talk Toughens Click here
Headline: The broken immigration courts Click here
Headline: A 10-year-old immigrant was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance. She was detained on the way Click here
Headline: Did the United States Army Ban Green Card Holders From Enlisting? Click here
Headline: Immigrants Have Always Belonged In The U.S. Military Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Nassau County, Long Island, New York - Small, well-reputed firm seeks an experienced person to work on a variety of petitions, applications, both family and employment based, including PERM, citizenship and court cases. Heavy client contact. Must have experience and excellent attention to detail. Please send resume and cover letter to albesq@optonline.net

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Los Angeles, CA - Law Offices of Deacon Zhang (www.visatopia.com) 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: info@visatopia.com.

Letters of the Week: Roger Algase

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