Comment: Legal Workforce Act, Diversity Visa
Today's Immigration Daily features several items of interest, including articles on Legal Workforce Act, Diversity Visa, and others. Please scroll below to find the item(s) of interest to you. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.

Article: The Empire Strikes Back – USCIS Rescinds Deference To Prior Approvals In Extension Requests By Cyrus D. Mehta

Blogging: Reports of Increased Detention of Pregnant Women By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: ACLU Sues CBP For Release of 10 year old Rosa Maria Hernandez By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: What is Legal Workforce Act (H.R. 3711)? By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: Trump Uses NY Terror Attack as Excuse for More "Extreme Vetting", Calling for Cancelling Diversity Visa, and Boosting the RAISE Act. By Roger Algase

News: ICE Provides Information on the LaSalle ICE Processing Center

News: USCIS PowerPoint Presentation on Female Genital Mutilation

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Headline: Trump Seeks To End Visa Program He Blamed for Allowing New York Attack Suspect Into the U.S. Click here
Headline: President Trump Demands Congress Terminate Diversity Immigration Lottery Click here
Headline: Federal Immigration Policies Hurting Texas Rebuild After Harvey, Lawmakers Told Click here
Headline: What Is The green card law Trump wants to scrap after the New York attack? Click here
Headline: Unitarians stand behind undocumented immigrants with sanctuary church vote Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
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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

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
The Ethics of Immigration by Joseph Carens - Oxford Political Theory; 386 pages, ISBN: 978-0190246792, $26.93, https://www.amazon.com/Ethics-Immigration-Oxford-Political-Theory/dp/0190246790


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