Comment: More Mileage For Your Articles
Immigration Daily is always looking for articles written for immigration law professionals. If you are a writer, it means super-fast turnaround time for the dissemination of your thoughts - typically just one business day. We encourage all who wish to reach an audience among our 35,000+ readers including immigration professionals, journalists, scholars, employers, government officials and immigrants. If you have already written an article (for your website/blog or another publication), republishing it in Immigration Daily gives you additional milege for the work you have already put in, by giving you added circulation and impact. Send your articles to editor@ilw.com.

Article:(Part 6 of 8): The H-1B Cap Was Reached; Do I Still Have A Chance Of Getting An H-1B Visa? By Michael Phulwani, Esq., David Nachman, Esq.and Ludka Zimovcak, Esq.

Blogging: Immigration opponents are really worried about Diversity and Demographics, not Safety and Security By Roger Algase

Focus: PERM Illuminated - Hot Off the Presses
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.

Get your copy of THE PERM BOOK 2017-2018 edition Now, Here: http://www.ilw.com/books/THEPERMBOOK.shtm

For additional information, including author biographies and purchase information, please see:
Online
Fax Form.

Headline: The American Bar Association says US immigration courts are 'on the brink of collapse' Click here
Headline: Hundreds of illegal immigrants released into US amid overcrowding at detention facilities Click here
Headline: Dem lawmaker: Trump's language on immigrants 'same type of propaganda that we heard in the 1920s' against Jews Click here
Headline: Florida bill would allow illegal immigrants to get driver's licenses Click here
Headline: Trump is killing immigration with a thousand cuts Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Houston, Texas - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an opening for an immigration paralegal in Houston, Texas. Candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program and at least 3-5 years of immigration experience. Responsibilities involve substantial writing and research for EB-1 and H-1Bs, and preparing responses to requests for evidence. Additional responsibilities include: assisting in determining case strategy; managing clients and tracking status of filings; gathering documentation from clients; reviewing case documents; assisting with legal research; filings with the government; drafting correspondence to the government and clients; preparing appropriate forms for government agencies, maintaining paperless file copies. Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, including the willingness and ability to work directly with foreign nationals to gather information. All applicants should have an aptitude for detail; the ability to work efficiently, and to work under pressure. Each candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time and have excellent facility with computer systems and the ability to learn and efficiently use new systems. Candidates must be flexible, have regular attendance and be willing to work overtime if necessary. Please apply at https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/BAK1000/JobBoard/2f6b40a8-4e29-e740-a3db-cb1a1e4563b8/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=02b4ea8c-1b2e-481c-a0ae-a990a3a491a5

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
NJ, NY, IN and Canada - International Law Firm with offices in NJ, NY, IN and Canada seeks Immigration Paralegals and Immigration Specialists for several new positions. Responsibilities consist of preparation of a variety of business-based nonimmigrant petitions (H-1B, H-3, TN, E, J-1, L-1 and O-1). Assist corporate clients with PERM application process. Assist with applying for and obtaining work visas with U.S. consular offices. Work closely with clients' and their employees and families to provide immigration services 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; Writing sample with resume; Minimum of 2 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 and joy_fehribach@visaserve.com

Letters of the Week

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Announcement
Ellen Freeman, a leading business immigration attorney and former partner at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP opened her new Pittsburgh-based solo immigration practice this month: Ellen Freeman Immigration Law Group PLLC. Freeman told Law360 that her own background coming to the U.S. decades ago as both a refugee and a single mom and adjusting to life in a new country has helped her to relate to her clients, pushing her to want to make Pittsburgh a more welcoming place for immigrants. Her mission for her new solo practice is to restore dignity to the immigration process.


An Important disclaimer! The information provided on this page is not legal advice. Transmission of this information is not intended to create, and receipt by you does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers must not act upon any information without first seeking advice from a qualified attorney. Copyright 1995-2017 American Immigration LLC, ILW.COM. Send correspondence and articles to editor@ilw.com. Letters and articles may be edited and may be published and otherwise used in any medium. The views expressed in letters and articles do not necessarily represent the views of ILW.COM.
Publisher: Sam Udani ISSN: 1930-062X
Advisory Board: Jason Dzubow, Rami Fakhoury, Matthew Kolken, Chris Musillo, Lory Rosenberg, Greg Siskind, Joel Stewart, Margaret Wong