Comment: Photos from Houston H1B to EB5 Expo

ILW.COM conducted a H1B to EB5 Expo in Houston, on October 10, 2018. See photos below.

A Regional Center presenting to the audience of investors

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Investors interacting with exhibitors during networking breaks

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The audience of investors listening to presentation

 Houston Expo Image 3

Investors interacting with exhibitors during networking breaks

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ILW is conducting H1B to EB5 Expo in many cities in October & November.

Date

City

Monday, October 22, 2018

Philadelphia, PA

Wednesday October 24, 2018

Dallas, TX

Friday October 26, 2018

San Francisco, CA

Monday, November 12, 2018

Washington, DC

Wednesday November 14, 2018

Atlanta, GA

Friday November 16, 2018

San Jose, CA

Monday, November 26, 2018

Boston, MA

Wednesday November 28, 2018

Dallas, TX

Friday November 30, 2018

Los Angeles, CA

To find out more please call 212-545-0818 or email webmaster@ilw.com or click here Don’t delay, act today!

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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.

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Ridgewood, NJ - Business immigration specialists wanted - Northern New Jersey office located in Ridgewood, NJ : International Law Firm with offices in NJ, NY, Indiana and Canada seeks Immigration Paralegals and Immigration Specialists for several new positions. Essential Duties and Responsibilities consist of preparation of a wide variety of business-based nonimmigrant petitions (H-1B, H-3, TN, E, J-1, L-1A/B and O-1). Assist with corporate clients with PERM application process. PERM process beginning to end a "must". Assist with applying for and obtaining work visas with U.S. consular offices abroad. Work closely with clients' and their employees and families to provide comprehensive immigration service through the application process, including responses to applications, Requests for Evidence, interviews and compliance. Compile and maintain records of immigration forms, other documentation and records of activity on behalf of corporate clients' employees. Review immigration regulations and be able to apply them to various case scenarios. Perform research using all available immigration research tools including government agencies' websites. Education and/or Experience: Required: BA/BS with strong academic credentials; Proficient at Microsoft Office Applications and Adobe Acrobat; Minimum of 1 to 4 years of experience with the corporate business immigration process. Preferred: Paralegal Certificate and Foreign Language. Other Skills and Abilities: Strong oral and written communication skills; Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills; Strong sense of good judgment; Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills; A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job. We sponsor. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply, please send cover letter and salary requirements to: hr@visaserve.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Millburn, New Jersey - Dornbaum & Peregoy top rated Specialty Employment/Business/Immigration Law Practice; seeks attorney to perform exacting research, creation of sophisticated legal arguments, and preparation of detailed submissions to USCIS; USDOL; USDOS; and agencies on H-1, L-1, TN, J-1, E-1/E-2, O-1,EB-1, NIW, PERM and RFE responses. Complex, high volume caseload of employment based business immigration cases; for IT, pharmaceutical, medical devices and biotech; finance, energy, banking, education and emerging businesses. Requires detailed analysis of eligibility under alternate categories; preparation of clear, concise, well-written, persuasive submissions to secure work authorization or residence, and/or support and justify the relief sought. Must analyze statutes, regulations, memoranda, guidelines; prepare compelling legal documents for appropriate agency. Performing research as needed; writing a persuasive case to support the petition for the category sought. Work would also include advice and consultation to employers on a number of diverse employment matters, including hiring, termination, reorganization, retention, and regulatory compliance (I-9 audits; E-Verify and Wage and Hour issues). A background in corporate governance and/or tax is helpful to understand the corporate relationships that are the basis for some categories.Please email resume, and writing sample (preferable non-legal (an example of expository college writing/essay would be best)) and salary requirements to: peregoy@immigrationlawyersnj.com

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, DC - Small Washington, DC immigration law firm (Lichtman & Rosenblum, PLLC) seeks to hire a recent law graduate or attorney with up to three years of immigration experience for an Associate Attorney position. Solid academic record, demonstrated interest in immigration, excellent writing skills, and attention to detail are required. To apply, send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript to ELichtman@LRimmlaw.com with “Associate Attorney Position” in the subject line.

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