Comment: EB5, H1B

Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including Article on EB5, Blogging and News about H1B and more. Please scroll down to find the item(s) below. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.

Article: PropTech is Rising; Can EB-5 Ride the Tide? By Hermione Krumm, Esq.

Blogging: Cooperate, or else: New York threatens fines (of up to $250,000) to force people to help block immigration enforcement. By Nolan Rappaport

Blogging: Ex CEO Gets 7+ Years in Prison for H-1B Visa Fraud By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: Trump-Miller ban on immigrants without health insurance is infecting immigration system with racism and human rights violations. Only Impeachment can stop move toward fascism By Roger Algase

News: San Fernando Valley Man Admits Guilt in English Proficiency Exam Scheme for Chinese Nationals Seeking Student Visas

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Headline: Trump's immigrant health care proclamation is aimed at the wrong problem Click here
Headline: Acting Homeland Security Chief Shouted Off Stage at Georgetown Law Click here
Headline: U.S. Supreme Court Back in Session, Expected to Weigh L.G.B.T., Immigration Issues Click here
Headline: While Trump Cracked Down on Immigration, a Republican Megadonor Sued for a Special Visa Click here
Headline: Supreme Court returns to work facing abortion, guns, immigration, gay rights -- and possibly President Trump Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

We are seeking one full-time attorney with 1+ years of experience in the immigration field, who is licensed to practice law in any U.S. jurisdiction, however a license to practice in New York, New Jersey and/or Pennsylvania is preferred. Knowledge of Russian or Spanish is also preferred, but not required. Salary is commensurate with experience and will be discussed in detail, as well as benefits offered, at the interview and before the job offer. About our firm: We are a boutique, diversified immigration law firm also practicing in federal court civil litigation. We consist of 2 attorneys and 3 paralegals and have an outstanding, friendly, team-oriented environment. In our office, we emphasize teamwork and the quality of our work, as well as ethical professionalism, are our top priorities. Our office is located in the Bensonhurst area of Brooklyn, right off of the D Train, for easy commuting. Our office is also conveniently located near residential parking, if candidates have a car and wish to drive to work and not pay for parking. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to handle a high volume and diverse case load, have excellent English writing and communication skills, as well as close attention to detail and organizational skills. Candidates should send resume and writing sample, no longer than 10 pages in length and preferably immigration-related, to allison@bibicheff.com. No phone calls please.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Baker Donelson has an immediate opening for an immigration paralegal. This position will be located in Chattanooga, Houston or Birmingham. Applicants with pertinent experience will be considered from any city to work remotely. A Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program and at least 3-5 years of employment-based immigration experience are required including preparation of labor certification applications, and a variety of business immigration filings with both consular posts and USCIS (e.g., E, L, TN, Adjustment of Status, Immigrant Visa). Major responsibilities include writing and research for EB-1 petitions, specialty occupation H-1Bs, and drafting waiver applications and responses to requests for evidence for attorney review. Additional responsibilities include assisting attorney with determining case strategy; managing large volume of clients and tracking the status of filings and documentation needed; gathering relevant documentation from clients; reviewing extensive case documentation received; assisting attorney with legal research; assembling and organizing filings with the government; drafting legal correspondence to the government and clients for attorney review; preparing appropriate forms for government agencies, maintaining fully paperless file copies. Candidates should possess strong organizational and communication skills, including willingness and ability to work directly with foreign nationals to gather information and documentation. Please click hereto apply.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

BIA Cases (Precedent Decisions Volumes) and Interpreter Releases Collection
New York, NY - Downtown Immigration Law Firm is seeking an Immigration Paralegal fluent in Punjabi &/or Gujarati. 2-3 years' experience preferred. Experienced in Family-based immigration & Asylum cases. Compile & analyze case facts, draft correspondence to USCIS, DOL, DOS and clients. Update and maintain case files via LawLogix. BS/BA degree preferred. Strong case management & administrative skills. Attention to detail essential. Ability to work independently as well as with firm immigration dept. Excellent writing skills. please reach out to Mr. Patel at LRBPJP@aol.com

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