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Article: Beware The Gap: USCIS’s Policy Changes Cause Headaches and Confusion for F-1 Change of Status Applicants By Michelle Velasco

Blogging: There are 9 Immigration Judge Openings By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: Latest USCIS Assault on H-1B is Part of Trump's Larger Attack on All Forms of Immigration in Pursuit of His White Supremacist Agenda By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Plays Key Role in Miami Marriage Fraud Conviction

News: DOL Presentation from Webinar on H-2B Survey Concepts and Employer Filing Tips

Focus: Exhibit at ILW Immigration Workshop
ILW offers limited exhibition opportunities at our ILW Immigration Workshop in San Francisco on Wednesday June 13th from 2pm to 7pm

  • Three panels on PERM
  • Three panels on EB-5
  • Brand your company to immigration attorneys
  • Ideal for service providers to immigration attorneys and EB-5 Issuers

Half Day Event for an audience of Immigration Attorneys featuring Exhibit Tables. Please bring brochures, PowerPoint presentation, table displays and business cards.
(Brief Speaking Opportunity included)

Price: $999

For more info please call (212)545-0818 or email

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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:

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:

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:

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
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