Comment: Top Articles And News For April 2018

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What were your favorite April 2018 Articles and New Items? Share your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com

Article: Modernizing The H-4 Visa For Spouses Of Temporary Workers By Matthew La Corte

Article: Guidance To The Perplexed After USCIS Sneaks In Ban On Third-Party Placement Of STEM OPT Workers By Cora-Ann Pestaina

Blogging: H-1b Employers Sue Uscis To Stop Harassing Employer-employee RFEs By Chris Musillo

Blogging: Justice Department Announces Additional Prosecutors and Immigration Judges For Southwest Border Crisis By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: 4 Studies Show Illegal Immigration Does Not Increase Violent Crime By Matthew Kolken

News: USCIS Credible and Reasonable Fear Workloads for FY2018

News: USCIS Statistics on Credible Fear Workload 2018

News: USCIS Publishes DNA Evidence of Sibling Relationships

News: USCIS Updates Policy on DNA Evidence in Support of Sibling Relationships

Focus: PERM Illuminated - Hot Off the Presses
Joel Stewart has done something remarkable in the new edition of THE PERM BOOK 2017-18 Edition. He has taken the spaghetti of all the sources on PERM: legislations, rules, FAQs, cases etc. and reintegrated them into a simple and luminously logical progression of how to do PERM. In each of the chapters, he uses articles by notable practitioners and his own extensive commentary to provide deep insights on every aspect of PERM. If you are a seasoned PERM practitioner, you will appreciate the clarity of the organization seen in the table of contents below, and will discover many new insights in every chapter. For anyone relatively new to PERM, Joel Stewart serves as a trusted guide to your mastering the lay of the land of this complex area. This book belongs in the library shelf of every PERM practitioner. Get your copy now, here: http://www.ilw.com/books/THEPERMBOOK.shtm

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.

Get your copy of THE PERM BOOK 2017-2018 edition Now, Here: http://www.ilw.com/books/THEPERMBOOK.shtm

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Headline: US adds prosecutors, judges for immigration cases on border Click here
Headline: President Trump doesn’t acknowledge that ‘Teacher of the Year’ educates immigrants and refugees Click here
Headline: Illegal immigration up 233 percent in April on southwest border Click here
Headline: As Immigration Detention Soars, 2.3 million People Also Regularly Check In With Immigration Agents Click here
Headline: Fact check: Trump's misleading claims about 'catch and release' Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Ridgewood, NJ - Northern New Jersey law firm has an immediate opening for an Immigration Paralegal or Immigration Specialist with 2-10 years of quality immigration experience, with a focus on business-related immigration services to corporate clients. Candidates must have experience in preparing E, H, L, O, P petitions as well as NIW and PERM filings. Must have excellent writing and organizational skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Experience preferred, but will train the right candidate. The position will be based in the Ridgewood NJ office. Send resume, cover letter, salary requirement, and writing sample to: HR@visaserve.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Immigration attorney needed for Cincinnati based firm with a national practice. Will handle employment based matters including H-1b, PERM, and L cases. Must have excellent writing and organizational skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. The ability to bang your head against a wall repeatedly will serve you well. Experience preferred, but will train the right candidate. The position will be based in the firm's Cincinnati office. Send resume with cover letter to: rita@hammondlawgroup.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Leading Downtown Law Firm seeks Immigration Paralegal: The duties include: Prepare labor certification applications, monitor status and deadlines throughout the recruitment process, and maintain corresponding PERM audit files. Communicate with clients to collect questionnaires and documents for applications, provide case updates and respond to inquiries regarding case status. Update and maintain case files via client software program. Previous experience in the business immigration law area and PERM labor certification process preferred. Must have strong communication skills and attention to detail. BS/BA degree required. The applicants can send resumes to the following email address: lawfirm555@gmail.com

Letters of the Week

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Announcement
Pollack, Pollack, Isaac & DeCicco, LLP, is pleased to announce that Nelson A. Madrid has been named partner at the firm.


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