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Article: Vital Industries Could Suffer Significant Damage as Workers With TPS Lose Their Status By Walter Ewing for Immigration Impact

Blogging: There is a border crisis — It's just not quite what the president said it is. By Nolan Rappaport

Blogging: IER Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Sinai Health System By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: Trump's authoritarian Wall of lies is only part of his "animus" agenda against non-white immigrants, which a federal judge strongly condemned in the Ramos v. Nielsen TPS decision By Roger Algase

News: OFLC 2019 iCERT System FAQs - Round 1

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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 ( closed )
  • Dallas, TX - Wednesday, January 9 ( closed )
  • San Francisco, CA - Friday, January 11 ( closed )
  • Atlanta, GA - Monday, January 21 ( 3 Seats Available )
  • Seattle, WA - Wednesday, January 23 ( 1 Seat Available )
  • San Jose, CA - Friday, January 25 ( 2 Seats Available )

Format:
Half Day Event for Indian H-1Bs considering EB-5 Option (Speaking Opportunity included) Please bring brochures, PowerPoint presentation, table displays and business cards.
Special Note for Attorneys: This event will feature two immigration attorney panels solely on immigration law matters. The only way an immigration attorney can participate and speak at this event is if they are nominated by an issuer who is exhibiting at the event (there is no fee charged to immigration attorneys).

EB-5 Issuers only - $3,999 per city for H-1B Event
(Inquire about Discounts and also about Platinum Level)

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Headline: Government shutdown stops employers from E-Verifying applicant immigration status Click here
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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 with an emphasis on business immigration. Salary commensurate with experience + benefits (health + 401k). Please email your cover letter and resume to resumes@cyrusmehta.com

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Irregular Citizenship, Immigration, and Deportation By Peter Nyers. Routledge, 182 pp., Hardcover, ISBN: 113833698X, $150.00 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/113833698X/centerforimmigra Paperback, ISBN: 1138337005, $39.70 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1138337005/centerforimmigra Kindle, 1030 KB, ASIN: B07H7MWPBK, $37.95


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