Comment: Trump Immigration Agenda, H-2A and H-2B

Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including Articles, Bloggings and News about Trump Immigration Agenda, H-2A and H-2B and more. Please scroll down to find the item(s) below.

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Article: Indian Immigrants Are Saving Canadian Hockey: How the Punjabi diaspora rescued Canada's national sport By Kevin Johnson

Blogging: Get ready for what could be Trump's next attempt to abolish birthright citizenship, overturn the Constitution and make white supremacy the law of the land By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Final FY 2019 Statistics Available

News: USCIS Announces Countries Eligible for H-2A and H-2B Visa Programs

Focus: PERM For Beginners and Advanced Practitioners
Joel Stewart has done something remarkable in the new edition of THE PERM BOOK. 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.

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Headline: ICE, NYC Officials Remain At Odds Over Enforcement Of Immigration Policies Click here
Headline: Microsoft, Twitter, others speak out against Trump's controversial immigration rule Click here
Headline: Border patrol agents deny sick 6-year-old entry to the U.S.: report Click here
Headline: Visits to immigration courts across US find nonstop chaos Click here
Headline: Lawmaker: Changes Being Made to Kentucky Immigration Bill Click here

Help Wanted: senior immigration paralegal
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an immediate opening for a senior immigration paralegal. This position will be located in Nashville, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Houston, TX, Washington, DC or Birmingham, AL. Applicants with pertinent experience will be considered from any city to work remotely. 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 employment-based immigration experience to include 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 will involve substantial 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 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, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills, including the willingness and ability to work directly with foreign nationals to gather information and documentation. All applicants should have an aptitude for detail; the ability to work efficiently, and to work under pressure with or without direct supervision. 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. Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please apply at https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/BAK1...a-27ddb1a1d3b8

Help Wanted: Associate Attorney

Mona Shah & Associates Global (MSA Global) has a large and diverse client base representing individual, institutional, and corporate clients around the globe. We use our expertise in assisting not only individual investors with submission of their immigration cases, but also in structuring, configuring and preparing EB-5 and other business immigration investment projects involving multi-million-dollar raises. In aggregate, MSA Global has assisted in raises of over a billion dollars. The work here at MSA Global is often challenging, high-quality, creative and requires someone with business acumen that can quickly adapt to this complex, nuanced, and constantly changing area of law, combining practice in immigration, securities and corporate law. POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time. DUTIES: You will perform the following duties: 1. Prepare immigrant and non-immigrant applications, with a focus on EB-5; 2. Draft corporate agreements; 3. Initial consultations with clients to obtain relevant case information; 4. Analyze case issues and plan case strategy accordingly; 5. Prepare appropriate forms regarding client matters before the Departments of Homeland Security, State, Justice, and Labor; 6. Correspond with clients, court personnel, attorneys, and other interested parties; 7. Consult and discuss case status with senior attorneys. QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 1. Relevant work experience a must 2. EB-5 or corporate experience a plus 3. Law degree 4. Member of State Bar (not essential) About Mona Shah & Associates Global / MSA Global MSA Global is a global business immigration firm headquartered in Manhattan, NYC with a Branch office in the UK. As one of the first business immigration firms with a focus on EB-5 (the Immigrant Investor Visa Program), MSA Global is considered an Industry specialist and highly regarded in the EB-5 field. Contact us via e-mail at info@mshahlaw.com or via phone at (212) 233-7473.

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