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Article: Labor Certification: Mustn’t the US Job Applicant Be Able to Perform the Job Even If Qualified on Paper? By Cyrus Mehta and Sophia Genovese

Blogging: Immigration Court Backlog Surpasses One Million Cases By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: Trump's attack on birthright citizenship for Hispanics and other minority Americans recalls Nuremberg Laws against the Jews By Roger Algase

Blogging: Will House Democrats investigate the racial motives behind Trump's agenda of drastically reducing non-white legal immigration and inflicting cruelty on immigrant families? By Roger Algase

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Headline: Trump’s immigration push lifts Senate GOP Click here
Headline: Dem pollsters see immigration as a winning issue Click here
Headline: Immigration is an economic necessity, not a threat Click here
Headline: The Most Pro-Immigration House of Representatives in Over a Century Click here
Headline: Asian, Muslim and Latino immigrants across U.S. helped Trump and GOP win Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY – Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners PLLC, a highly regarded New York immigration law firm, seeks a well-rounded immigration attorney who will enjoy working in a broad range of immigration practice areas including H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM, EB-1, consular processing, adjustment of status, naturalization, waivers, family petitions, and appeals. The ideal candidate must be detail oriented, capable of managing a large caseload, possess excellent writing skills and have a voracious appetite for research and scholarship. Must also be admitted to the NY bar and possess at least 2+ years of a broad range of experience in immigration law. Salary commensurate with experience + benefits (health + 401k). Please email your cover letter and resume to: resumes@cyrusmehta.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY – Ogletree Deakins has multiple opportunities for experienced immigration attorneys to join the growing Raleigh, NC team and assume a major role in our expanding business immigration practice. Ogletree has one of the largest Business Immigration practices in the US and our Raleigh office is home to the firm’s managing shareholder and houses our largest team of innovative immigration experts. Relocation assistance may be available, depending on experience. Requirements: Juris Doctor. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing. During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice. Two or more years of business immigration experience. Extensive experience with PERM applications, H-1B, L-1, TN and E visas. Excellent writing, organizational and research skills. Candidates must possess experience in a fast-paced, high-volume business immigration work environment. To apply, follow the link below:
https://ogletree.com/careers/business-immigration-associate-raleigh-nc

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

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington, DC - A Tribute to Juan Osuna: Access to Justice, Due Process and the Rule of Law in the US immigration System – Present Realities and a Vision for the Future Thursday, November 15, 2018 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., November 15, 2018 Hogan Lovells US LLP, 13th Street NW Washington DC 20004 http://cmsny.org/event/osuna-due-process/


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