Comment: Visa Lottery Program, Illegal Immigration
Today's Immigration Daily features several items of interest, including articles on visa lottery program, illegal immigration, 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: Visa Lottery Program In Trump World; Attestation Of Translation Dangers; DNA Testing Standards; Interviews For Employment Based Cases; Interpreter Acceptability At U.S.C.I.S. Interviews; Eb-5 China Case Backlog And Trump By Alan Lee, Esq.

Blogging: Massachusetts restaurateur sentenced for multiple fraud schemes By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: To tackle illegal immigration, go after the employers By Nolan Rappaport

Blogging: White American Male Suspect Kills 26 in Texas Church Shooting. No Retaliation Against Immigrants - This Time By Roger Algase

Blogging: USCIS Approves 70 H-2B Workers for Trump's Florida Resort. What Happened to "Hire American" and the RAISE Act? By Roger Algase

Focus: The Consular Posts Book 2017-2018 Edition
ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Consular Book 2015-16 edition, Coming Soon! The editor is Rami D. Fakhoury and contributing authors are Poorvi Chothani, Steven A. Culbreath, Dharamchand Depoo, Marc Ellis, Vic Goel, Edward S. Gudeon, Magdale Labbe Henke, Frederick W. Hong, Christi Hufford, C. Valerie Ibe, Priscilla J. Jones, Noah Klug, Jose E. Latour, Lesa Lawrence, Adam Lee, Mark Levey, Jakob Lipman, Susan Willis McFadden, Christy Nguyen, Claire D. Nilson, Curtis Pierce, Luis A. Pinilla, Jessica L. Rodriguez, Kristina Rost, Emmanuel S. Tipon, Alice Yardum-Hunter. The table of contents is as follows:

The Book Contents: Major Consular Posts: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Nigeria, Philippines, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, Vietnam. Theory and Practice: Introduction; New Attorney Vulnerabilities in International Practice; Trade and Immigration Tightening? NAFTA, WTO, GATS Soup to Nuts; Tips for Avoiding B-1/B-2 Visa Denials and Correcting other Refusal Issues with the Consul; The Visa Waiver Program (VWP): Not As Simple and Easy As It Looks; Non-Immigrant Classes and Their U.S. Tax Obligations; E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors; The Consular Role in L-1 Blanket Petitions; H-1B "Dependent Employees": From Labeling to Lawbreaking; Temporary Assignment of H-1B Employees to Client Work Sites;
State Department Name-Checks and Security Advisory Opinions (SAOs); ICE Data-Mining and Federal Benefits Fraud Task Forces - Send In the Marines: Best Practices to Survive Audits and Task Forces;
What to do if Your Client's Visa is Denied: Visa Office Advisory Opinions; A Template for Attorney Risk-Assessment; Resource Materials on CD-ROM

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Headline: Thousands of Immigrants With “Protected Status” Face Possible Deportation Click here
Headline: Lives of Anxiety: Immigrants Seek Sanctuary in Manhattan Churches Click here
Headline: Trump's Call Could End Diversity Immigrant Visas Program Click here
Headline: NY Attack Is About Immigration Policy, While Texas is A Health Issue: Trump's Fickle Stances on Massacres Click here
Headline: Immigrants Without State ID Will Be Allowed To Use Other Forms If Stopped By Dallas-Area Police Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Pasadena, CA - Reeves Miller Zhang & Diza, A PLC seeks Spanish speaking immigration attorney with two or more years of experience in family, deport and appellate practice for its Pasadena office. Proficiency in oral and written Spanish required. Ideal candidate should have exceptional writing ability, case management skills and ability to supervise support staff. RMZD has been practicing immigration law exclusively for more than 36 years and has 60 plus employees in 4 offices. RMZD is one of the leading immigration law firms in the United States. This is an excellent career opportunity for a qualified candidate who is licensed to practice law in California. RMZD offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package which includes a medical, dental and vision plan, 17 days of vacation (PTO) in the 1st year, 401(k), CLE expenses, commissions, all in a collegial environment. All applications are confidential. Please submit your resume with cover letter and salary history to hr@rreeves.com.

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

Letters of the Week

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Coming to America : The Story of Immigration by Betsy Maestro - Scholastic (1999); ISBN: 978-0590441520, $9.28, https://www.amazon.com/Coming-America-Immigration-Betsy-Maestro/dp/0590441523


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