Comment: Instant Immigration News with Twitter
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Article: India vs. Pakistan vs. Bangladesh – “The sun never sets on the British Empire!” By Mona Shah, Esq. and Rebecca S. Singh, Esq.

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Focus:India Expo
September 10, 2018 - Delhi, India
September 12, 2018 - Kolkata, India
September 14, 2018 - Mumbai, India

ILW offers limited EB-5 exhibition opportunities at the Delhi, Kolkata & Mumbai Expos

Info on India:

  • India is currently the world's fastest growing major economy - faster than China - and will keep outpacing China in 2018 and beyond
  • The number of new millionaires created each year in India is more than China - this has been true for the last several years
  • India will be #1 EB5 country by 2019, absent quota relief
  • India is fully English speaking country - no translation needed even for official documents
  • At ILW EB5 expos you will meet with direct investors, and/or with agents/intermediaries from the country and/or a combination of the above (all depending on local law)

Format:

  • All Day Expo featuring Exhibit Hall and frequent short seminars.(Speaking Opportunity included)
  • Please bring brochures, PowerPoint presentation, table displays and business cards.

EB-5 Issuers - $3,999 per city; Law Firms - $999 per city
(Inquire about Discounts and also about Platinum Level)

For more information, please call (212)545-0818 or email webmaster@ilw.com or click here.

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Cincinnati, OH - Experienced attorney needed for immigration group based in Cincinnati with a national practice and multiple satellite offices. The position will handle employment based cases including L, E H and PERM. Must be able to work in a fast-paced service oriented environment. A history of innovative ideas is a plus. Portables would be nice but are not a requirement. Send resume along with cover letter to : rita@hammondlawgroup.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Chicago, IL - a small but busy downtown Chicago-based law firm is seeking to hire an associate attorney to join its general practice. The attorney will provide services in the following areas: immigration, litigation, real estate and corporate law. Requirements: (1) Juris Doctor; (2)Admitted to the Illinois Bar (or any jurisdiction but willing to take the Illinois bar if necessary); (3)Fluency in Mandarin Chinese; (4) Experience of at least two years. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter, resume and writing sample to: recruit.wlc@gmail.com Please note - applications that do not meet the above requirements will not receive a response.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Brooklyn, NY - Immigration firm seeks a legal assistant to aid in the preparation and submission of O and P visa petitions for musical artists and entertainers. Duties and responsibilities include: Prepare all required immigration forms. Perform research and draft letters of support. Assemble petitions for submission to immigration. Requirements: Bachelor's degree. Strong writing and communication skills. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to multi-task and effectively manage time. A minimum of one year of immigration experience is required. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: genie@karavolaslaw.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
NJ, NY, etc. - International Immigration Law Firm seeks Immigration Paralegals for several new positions. Essential Responsibilities consist of preparation of a wide variety of business-based nonimmigrant petitions (H-1B, H-3, TN, E, J-1, L-1 and O-1). Assist corporate clients with PERM and RFEs. Assist with applying for work visas with U.S. consular offices. Work closely with clients to provide comprehensive immigration law services, including responses to applications, RFEs, interviews and compliance. Maintain electronic records of immigration forms and other documentation. Review immigration regulations. Perform research. Education and/or Experience: Required: BA/BS with strong academic credentials; Proficient at Microsoft Office Applications and Adobe Acrobat; Writing sample a must; Minimum of 2 to 4 years of experience with the corporate business immigration preferred. Preferred: Paralegal Certificate and Foreign Language. Other Skills and Abilities: Keen attention to detail and proofreading; A self-starter. We sponsor. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and salary requirements to: HR@visaserve.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Woodland Hills, CA - Sostrin Immigration Lawyers, LLP. is seeking full-time legal assistant to join our professional and collegial law office just off the 101 Freeway in Woodland Hills, CA. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts or social sciences that emphasizes analytical and critical thinking; Detail-oriented, with superior writing, research, analytical & communication skills, Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high volume environment with competing demands; Proactive, solutions-oriented approach to problem-solving; Demonstrate engaged approach to work; Previous legal experience helpful, but not required. Responsibilities: Preparation and filing of business and family-based immigration documentation. Communications with government agencies for clients, with a focus on Adjustment of Status, Naturalization and Marriage-based cases. Prepare immigration applications and petitions for submission to various government agencies within expected timelines, including drafting forms and support letters, gathering supporting documentation and compiling exhibits. Case management, communicating effectively with international clientele, predominantly working for entertainment, academic and technology employers. Providing timely status updates to clients and attorneys. Master case types with varying levels of complexity within particular practice area. Desire responsible, hard-working candidates for fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, with increasing ability to function independently. See listing on Indeed or please write to: jobs@sostrin.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Woodland Hills, CA - Sostrin Immigration Lawyers, LLP. is seeking a full-time Immigration Attorney to join our professional and collegial law office in Woodland Hills, CA. Candidate must be responsible, hardworking, and dedicated to the international clients we serve. Qualifications: Must have a J.D. and bar admission. Ideal candidate will have 2 years of business immigration law experience assisting attorneys with various non-immigrant and immigrant categories. Detail-oriented, superior writing, research, analytical and communication skills, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with competing demands. Requires proactive, solutions-oriented problem-solving. Must demonstrate eagerness, curiosity and engaged approach to work. Responsibilities: Immigration Attorney will support the firm’s Partners with immigration law cases. Candidate will: Represent clients before relevant government agencies. Conduct legal research, prepare legal memoranda, liaise with clients and government agencies, draft correspondence, immigration forms, and other legal documents. Keep abreast developments in immigration law, and practice law in full compliance with the rules of professional responsibility and ethics. Sostrin Immigration Lawyers, LLP is headed by recognized immigration law experts representing healthcare professionals, scientists, researchers, international managers, investors, artists/entertainers and other professionals. We also handle family-based immigration matters and US citizenship. For full information see our posting listed on Indeed and other sites, or please write to: jobs@sostrin.com

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ComingsNGoings: Fragomen Announces New Partners and Of Counsel
Hans Benson, Partner (Frankfurt, Germany) – Hans oversees client engagements for worldwide services and serves as a strategic partner to clients in program management. He advises clients on global immigration matters and manages multi-jurisdictional queries while collaborating with Fragomen's worldwide offices. Hans earned his Juris Doctor from University of New Hampshire School of Law and Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University.


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