Comment: Travel Ban, Tax Issues
Today's Immigration Daily features several items of interest, including articles on Travel Ban, Tax Issues, 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: Ninth Circuit to Hear Arguments in Challenge to Travel Ban 3.0 on December 6 By Kevin Johnson

Article: Marry a Prince, become a Duchess, and Lose your American Citizenship? Could the Royal Wedding Create a Nationality Headache? Musings of an Immigration Lawyer By Robert J. Blanco, Esq. and Bernard P. Wolfsdorf, Esq.

Blogging: ICE Deputy Director Tom Homan on Verdict in Steinle Case By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: Republicans' Faustian Bargain Enables Trump's Anti-Immigrant Agenda and Abuse of Power. It also Recalls Hitler's 1933 Takeover. Part 2. By Roger Algase

Blogging: Tax Breaks for Rich Donors Show Why GOP Supports Trump's Attacks on Muslims, Immigrants and Democracy. Faustian Bargain Recalls 1933 By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Extension of Comment Period on Electronic Payment Processing

News: USCIS Extension of Comment Period on Revisions to Form N-300, Application to File Declaration of Intention

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: Trump’s Crusade Against Immigrants Is An Attack On America Click here
Headline: How the GOP Tax Bills Hurt Undocumented Immigrants Click here
Headline: Immigration Chief: Trump Has Done More For Public Safety Than Last 5 Presidents Click here
Headline: ICE Detains Mexican Man After Speaking To Newspapers About Girlfriend'S Deportation Click here
Headline: Trump Ignores Nikki Haley, Pulls U.S. Out Of Global Immigration Pact Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Canada - PwC Law LLP; Managing the provision of legal services for NIV and IV matters including H-1B, L-1, TN, E-1/2, J-1, O-1, B-1/2, PERM, immigrant petitions, consular processing as well as advising on compliance and related matters. Must demonstrate a solid understanding of U.S. corporate immigration law, compliance issues and audits, be able to effectively manage law clerks and other client service team members and undertake business development. Require JD and admission to any U.S. state bar and at least 3 years of post-call U.S. corporate immigration experience. General duties relating to US Immigration; Maintain and obtain as much information needed concerning specific immigration matters, as requested; Review and assess documentation to determine applicants’ eligibility and identify any deficiencies; Render legal assistance to both immigrant (green card) and non-immigrant status and visas; Prepare legal briefs and opinion; Manage law clerks and provide them with direction on files and review paralegals US immigrant and non-immigrant petitions; Perform administrative and management functions related to the practice of immigration law. Law Degree; US Bar; Canadian Bar, an asset; Over 3 year of business immigration experience, with a focus on B-1, H-1B, L-1, TN, immigrant petition and PERM filings; Canadian Immigration experience, an asset; Dependability & Independence - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, fulfilling obligations, and taking initiative; Excellent English verbal and written communication skills are essential, including the ability to relate to people at all levels; Ability to demonstrate analytical and complex problem solving skills within a fast-paced environment; Exceptional client care; Ability to multi-task, use initiative and to work well under pressure / to deadlines; Team player; The flexibility to work outside normal office hours may be required from time-to-time; Strong knowledge of MS Office, PC Law (an asset), and legal data management software (an asset). Please submit your resume to mark.dey@pwc.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
New York, NY - A New York immigration law firm seeks business immigration attorney. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law; Candidates should possess extensive experience with PERM applications, H-1B, L-1, TN and E visas; Must possess experience in high-volume business immigration work environment; Ideal candidate will have at least 4 years of business immigration experience; Excellent writing, organizational and research skills are required. Please submit your resume with cover letter and salary history to immigrationlawnyc@gmail.com.

Letters of the Week

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Anna: American Dream (Anna Immigration Trilogy) (Volume 3) - CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; By Deanna J. Bennett, 334 pages ISBN: 978-1537022208, $20.00 https://www.amazon.com/Anna-American-Dream-Immigration-Trilogy/dp/1537022202.


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