Comment: Top Articles And News For November 2018

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Article: H-1B Visa Contest: US Master’s Degree v. Foreign Degree By Cyrus Mehta

Blogging: Two Words I Never Thought I’d See Next to Each Other: BACKLOG SHRINKS! By Jason Dzubow

Blogging: Florida Sheriff Worked with ICE to Illegally Jail and Nearly Deport US Citizen By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: USCIS Proposes New H-1B Cap Rule Online Registration System By Carl Shusterman

Blogging: Most recent court order on immigration will have serious unintended consequences. By Nolan Rappaport

Blogging: Federal judge blocks Trump administration's attempt to stop Asian, African, Caribbean and Mexican green card holders from serving in the military, in throwback to WW2 segregation By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Announces Five Individuals Charged in Connection with Marriage Fraud Scheme

News: USCIS Offices Closed Wednesday

Focus: H1B to EB5
Exhibition/speaking opportunities for January 2019 H-1B events are available. Please see below for our current H1B to EB5 Expo schedule:

  • Miami, FL - Monday, January 7
  • Dallas, TX - Wednesday, January 9
  • San Francisco, CA - Friday, January 11

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Half Day Event for Indian H-1Bs considering EB-5 Option (Speaking Opportunity included) Please bring brochures, PowerPoint presentation, table displays and business cards.
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Headline: GOP pollster says Trump did not campaign on economy because majority approved of it Click here
Headline: Supreme Court refuses to hear environmental groups' challenge to border wall Click here
Headline: Trump says country 'would save billions' if Democrats agreed to fund border wall Click here
Headline: Thousands of migrants traveling to US dead or missing over last 4 years: AP Click here
Headline: Asylum denials hit record-high in 2018 as Trump administration tightens immigration policy Click here

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP is a New York City-based, mid-sized, entrepreneurial law firm focused on effectively and efficiently representing national and international middle-market and larger business clients with high-quality personalized service. With 19 practice areas, the strength of the firm lies not only in its experienced attorneys and congenial atmosphere, but also in its full-service approach to law. TKD is seeking an Immigration Paralegal who able to assistance with case processing, prepare support letters and Firm correspondence, opening and maintaining files, entering data into databases, preparing invoices and checks, sending questionnaires and extracting data from questionnaires to: Review and prepare nonimmigrant petitions and applications, including H-1B, H-3, L-1, O-1, E-1, E-2, E-3, and TN visas; Prepare immigrant petitions, including extraordinary ability, multinational manager/executive and National Interest Waivers; Review and prepare family-based immigrant petitions to be submitted to the USCIS; Review and prepare Naturalization applications for Naturalization interviews at USCIS; Assist clients and dependents with nonimmigrant and immigrant consular processing; Maintain PERM Audit Files, including advertising coordination and preparation of ETA9089 applications; Responsible for Tracker data input and maintaining notifications for expiration and eligibility dates Please apply at: https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=tk128

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: https://ogletree.com/careers/business-immigration-associate-raleigh-nc

Letters of the Week

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Global Mobility of Highly Skilled People: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Self-Initiated-Expatriation By Driss Habti and Maria Elo Springer International Publishing, 304 pp. Hardcover, ISBN: 331995055X, $78.08 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/331995055X/centerforimmigra


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