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Article: USCIS Denying Change Of Status For F-1 Students With Over 12 Months Of Curricular Practical Training By Cora-Ann Pestaina

Article: Why The Migrant Caravan Of 7000 (Whoops! 5000) Is Not Concerning By Alan Lee, Esq.

Blogging: No longer just Muslim Ban, but now Latino Ban too? Trump is reportedly considering suspending law allowing border asylum applications on "national security" grounds By Roger Algase

News: USCIS' Meeting with IIUSA

News: USCIS Updates Policy Guidance to Remove References to Form G-325A

Focus: EB-5 Roundtable with Sam Udani

This month's free 45-minute telephonic EB5 Roundtable with Sam Udani features:
Guest Speakers: To Be Announced
This month's topic is: Immigration Developments in New Regulations, Securities Developments and Market News
Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - Time: 2:00-2:30pm ET
Registration Deadline: 11:00pm (ET), Monday, October 29, 2018
To register, please see: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/EB5RegionalCenterSeminars.shtm#regnow
To view speakers and their biographies, please see: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/EB5RegionalCenterSeminars.shtm

Headline: Prior estimates of undocumented immigrants in the US were way off Click here
Headline: Trump threatens to 'play a much tougher hand' on immigration Click here
Headline: San Francisco will allow noncitizens to vote in a local election, creating a new immigration flashpoint Click here
Headline: How Republicans Are Using Immigration to Scare Voters to the Polls Click here
Headline: Are immigration policies adversely affecting citizen children? Click here

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
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
Chicago, Illinois - Sidley Austin seeks an experienced immigration lawyer to join the Chicago office as a staff attorney. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years of experience in high volume immigration work; the ability to work an immigration case from beginning to end (various forms/filings); experience handling requests for evidence; strong legal research and writing skills; the ability to manage client relationships; and experience working with and supervising paralegals. Interested candidates should apply at: https://lawyercareers-sidley.icims.com/jobs/4924/immigration-staff-attorney/job

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

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New Orleans, Louisiana - Reputable & fast-paced New Orleans law firm seeks FT, Spanish speaking Immigration Attorney to join our team. The firm offers a competitive package including paid holidays, paid vacation, and a retirement fund. Responsibilities include: Providing legal expertise for matters such as visa applications, green cards, citizenship and naturalization, deportation issues, and employment for non-citizens. Experience would include immigration trials, individual hearings for asylum, waiver experience, and cancellation of removal hearings. Ideally candidate will have 2+ years of Immigration experience, and can work with little supervision. Candidate must be fully bi-lingual and able to read, write, and speak in Spanish. Please do not apply if you do not speak fluent Spanish. http://www.silvalawfirm.net/ to learn more about who we are. To apply please email: michelle@silvalawfirm.net

Letters of the Week Suzanne Lazicki

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice by Sue Clayton and Anna Gupta - Policy Press, 224 pp. - Paperback: ISBN: 1447331885 , $28.92 - http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS...nterforimmigra Hardcover: ISBN: 1447331869, $98.69 - http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS...nterforimmigra


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