Comment: Top Links February 2012
We feature the most accessed links by our readers in February 2012 below:
Top five February Immigration Daily Articles



Top five February Immigration Daily Items




Article: Immigration and the Future of the United States by Eugene Volokh


Bloggings: Dr. Tina Strobos Dies at 91 by Greg Siskind



Bloggings: What would Jesus Do? by Laura Danielson



Bloggings: Europeans Resistant to Immigration by Danielle Beach-Oswald



News: CRS Report On Homeland Security Department: FY2011 Appropriations


Focus: The Immigration Compliance Book
The Immigration Compliance Book, Editors Angelo A. Paparelli, L. Batya Schwartz Ehrens, and Dan Siciliano features contributions from Jason Burritt, Francis E. Chin, Philip C. Curtis, Laura Danielson, John Fay, Bonnie K. Gibson, Richard Gump, Douglas D. Hauer, Susanne C. Heubel, Loan Huynh, Jay Jorgensen, Susan Kelly, Adam Ketcher, Cynthia Lange, Kevin Lashus, Robert F. Loughran, Kristin Major, Johanna Marmon, Cyrus D. Mehta, Maggie Murphy, Michael Patrick, Julie Pearl, Justin A. Rymer, Olivia M. Sanson, Lynn O. Tarran, Vinh C. Trieu, Steve Trow, Greg Wald, Matthew Warren and Michael J. Wildes. The Table of Contents is as follows:



  • Editors' Introduction

  • Understanding I-9 Concepts

  • I-9 Advanced Topics

  • Employer E-Verify Considerations

  • E-Verify Advanced Topics

  • DHS Enforcement Through ICE Raids and Audits

  • Specialty Topics

  • Resource Materials


For more info on this book and to order, see here (fax version, see here).




Headline: Alabama Immigration Laws Become New Focus of Selma Civil Rights March. http://ow.ly/9spo1




Headline: Georgia to Take Up Bill Barring Undocumented Immigrants From Colleges. http://ow.ly/9spiR




Headline: Student Democrats, Republicans find common ground in immigration debate http://ow.ly/9kTUx




Headline: 2 of 3 immigrants who disrupted N.C. meeting won't be deported http://ow.ly/9ptlk




Headline: Judge blocks day labor rules in AZ immigration law http://ow.ly/9ptgQ




Headline: Video:Raw cut of undocumented youth coming out in a NC anti-immigrant legislature meeting http://t.co/7EEMOu5I




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Headline: Indonesian immigrant avoids deportation, seeks refuge at Highland Park church http://ow.ly/9ptc5




Headline: Physician Immigration Book outlines the imm process, visitor programs, workforce, healthcare & more. get a copy http://ow.ly/9jo4i



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Help Wanted: Immigration Professionals

Boston, New Jersey, New York - Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy LLP is seeking various levels of business immigration professionals with management and business immigration experience who will be responsible for managing the firm's global content, knowledge management (KM) systems and client-facing solutions. Responsibilities include partnering with the firm's leadership to manage our global content, be responsible for the continuous expansion of the firm's overall knowledge base, developing and implementing KM strategies, designing and launching innovative new clients solutions, conducting needs analyses and developing training programs for staff and clients, and coordinating with IT for new enhancement. The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of knowledge management/business immigration experience and is intelligent self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills, familiar with KM concepts, technology solutions, informal architecture, possess research skills and project management experience, excellent presentation and intercultural communication skills. U.S. JD is strongly preferred for team leader roles. To apply for a GK position domestically, please click here. We are always looking for talented candidates to fill a wide array of roles in our various global offices. To create your own profile, upload application materials and express an interest in other practice areas and locations, you can send us your resume through our Careers web page.



 


Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Washington, DC - Immigration Practice Group is seeking immigration paralegal to provide support in preparing and filing of petitions and applications with federal government agencies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing and drafting routine correspondence and memoranda, researching immigration law and procedures and case management, gathering information from clients, preparing draft filings to relevant federal and state agencies, entering case information into web-based case management system, tracking the status of filings and inform the client of any follow up that may be necessary, training support staff on immigration practice and procedures. An ideal candidate will have 2+ years of immigration paralegal experience preparing non-immigrant (e.g., H-1B, L-1, E-2, O-1) and immigrant (PERM and EB-1) filings, excellent attention to detail and strong organizational and communication (oral and written) skills, ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with an emphasis on ability to work with a team, strong skills in working on multiple projects, flexibility for overtime and willingness to travel. BS/BA degree required. Paralegal Certificate a plus. Some lifting required up to 20 lbs. Hours - 9:00 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Friday, with overtime as required. EEO M/F/V/D. Submit your resume and cover letter to careers@steptoe.com.



 


Outsourcing Services For Attorneys

Start or expand your own Immigration Practice, while increasing your revenue base, with the use of the experienced attorneys and staff at Virtual Immigration Office (VIO), while increasing your revenue base. VIO can help you become an experienced immigration practitioner in no time. We are a unique company providing outsourcing services for lawyers - by lawyers! VIO provides you with all the legal, technical and administrative support you need to practice immigration law with the click of your mouse. VIO has worked with US Consular Posts throughout the world to assist clients in obtaining visas to enter the United States to live and work. VIO has prepared every kind of immigration documents, and VIO attorneys have extensive experience in immigration litigation both at the Immigration and Federal Court level. VIO does all the leg work allowing you to increase your revenue and expand your service. Learn more at virtualimmigrationoffice.com. You can contact us at 877-846-4111 or
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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading

Migration, Citizenship and Intercultural Relations - By Fethi Mansour and Michele Lobo - Ashgate, 270 pp. - Hardcover, ISBN: 140942880X, $114.95 - http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/140942880X/


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