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  • Mar 4 - Dallas EB5 Workshop

    Comment: Dallas EB5 Workshop
    Tuesday, March 12th is the deadline to signup for the Friday, March 15th EB5 Summit for Attorneys and Developers in Dallas, Texas. The all-day 8:30am to 6pm event takes place at the Grand Hyatt at Dallas-Forth Worth airport, the hotel is right inside the airport itself, not just nearby. The workshop features 9 panels with well-known speakers Robert Loughran (discussion leader), Boyd Campbell, Doug Conner, Coleen Danaher, Charles Foster, Matt Gordon, Jaime A. Martinez, Jennifer Mercier Moseley, Gordon Quan, Christian Triantaphyllis, and Sam Udani. Subjects to be discussed cover the EB5 program holistically: Sheriff Comes To Town - Recent SEC Action; Lawfully Advising on Choosing a Project; Economist Issues: TEAs, Job Creation Models, Tenant Occupancy Issues; Developing the 924 Petition; 526 Petitions and Source of Funds Issues; 829 Petitions and Documenting Job Creation; The Regional Center Perspective; Funds Administration; and Current Trends In Finding Investors. Breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack are included in the workshop price. Also included are hundreds of pages of EB5 materials, including THE EB5 BOOK. Networking opportunities abound for all sides of the EB5 ecosystem. For more information, please see: http://www.ilw.com/workshops/march2013eb5.shtm (PDF: http://www.ilw.com/workshops/march2013eb5.pdf)

    Article: Wanted: Great Stem and Tandoori Chicken by Gary Endelman and Cyrus D. Mehta

    Article: Immigration Reform: The Future is Mandatory E-Verify, Version 2.0 by Ann Cun

    Blogging: Five Reasons to be Optimistic an Immigration Reform Bill Will Pass by Greg Siskind

    Blogging: Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers Now Accepted by USCIS by Matthew Kolken

    News: USCIS Begins Processing Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers

    News: E-Verify Employee Rights Toolkit

    News: E-Verify Webinars on Employee Rights

    News: DHS Releases 2012 Data Mining Report To Congress

    Focus: Audits and Supervised Recruitment
    Tuesday, March 5th is the deadline to sign up for the Thursday, March 7th session of "PERM For Experts" with Shannon Barnes, Monica Sherman, J. Tony Smith, and Beth Cohn-Mintz. The curriculum is as follows:

    • Current Trends in Audits and Supervised Recruitment
    • Overview of Supervised Recruitment and Managing Client Expectations
    • Obstacles in SR process - Complications with Ad Sources, Mandated e-Communications and Procedural Changes implemented by DOL, Successor in Interest issues, Impact of Promotions
    • Coping with Denials: Filing Motion/Appeals, New PERM applications, and Related Risk Factors
    • Consequences of Withdrawal

    Tuesday March 5th is the deadline to sign up. Don't delay, sign up today! For more information, including speaker biographies, and registration information, please see:
    Online: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201301.shtm
    Fax Form: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201301.pdf

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    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    New York, NY - Downtown New York City firm is seeking a full-time, experienced, Spanish-speaking immigration paralegal. The ideal candidate will have 1+ years of immigration experience in preparing and assembling immigration packages to be submitted to USCIS for IV processes, with I-30 Alien Relative Petitions, I-485 Application for Adjustment of Status, I-360 VAWA petitions, I-765, Employment Authorization, and I-140 Employment-Based petitions. Fluency in Spanish is essential; College degree preferred. Other qualifications include excellent writing and communication skills, proofing and reviewing applications and legal forms, ability to work independently or with supervision, ability to work well with Supervising Attorney. Punctuality and reliability are a must; references and background checks are needed. To apply, please email immigrationlawnyc@gmail.com.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    Toronto, Canada - The US Business Immigration Specialists at Egan LLP is seeking an Associate Attorney to manage multiple and challenging US business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for their diverse institutional clients. Egan LLP has offices throughout Canada in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal. The ideal candidate should have a JD along with admission to any US State Bar, a 3+ years of business immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-volume H-1, L-1, NIV, and PERM filings, and strong client management skills, excellent managerial, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills. For more information, please visit Ernst and Young's career website at www.ey.com/CA/jobsearch keyword search: EGAN or contact Lisa Chow at Lisa.Chow@ca.ey.com

    Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
    Toronto, Canada - Ernst and Young Global Immigration is seeking a Global Immigration Coordination Manager/Senior. The role of Manager Global Immigration involves day-to-day management and oversight in all aspects of global immigration client accounts. The activities will include supervising Global Coordination Staff and Seniors and can range from ensuring client accounts are being looked after to providing high level reporting on the status programs. An ideal candidate must have 3+ years of Global Immigration or related experience; a law degree would be an asset. Strong organization and project management skills and ability to deliver accurately to tight deadlines in a high-pressured and time-sensitive environment are also a plus. For more information, please visit Ernst and Young's career website at www.ey.com/CA/jobsearch keyword search: Global Immigration or contact Lisa Chow at Lisa.Chow@ca.ey.com

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    Toronto, Canada - The US Business Immigration Specialists at Egan LLP is seeking a Law Clerk (Paralegal) to manage multiple and challenging US business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our diverse institutional clients. EGAN LLP has offices throughout Canada in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal. The ideal candidate should have an undergraduate university degree or equivalent related work experience, 5+ years of business immigration experience and must be highly organized, with strong attention to detail and have strong verbal/written communication skills. For more information, please visit Ernst and Young's career website at www.ey.com/CA/jobsearch keyword search: EGAN or contact Lisa Chow at Lisa.Chow@ca.ey.com

    CLE Immigration Event
    Memphis, TN - (May 17-18, 2013) The Federal Bar Association in conjunction with the Memphis Mid-South Chapter of the FBA; American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA); and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, invite you to join us for one of the most exciting national immigration conferences available this year. The confirmed speaker line-up is a who's who of well-renowned AILA attorneys and government officials including Judges from The US Circuit Court of Appeals, EOIR and other former and current Immigration Judges from across the country, and counsel from The Office of Immigration Litigation (OIL). This conference also offers the opportunity to hear from a panel of ICE and USCIS supervisors as they discuss various immigration issues that affect both the Mid-South and the nation as a whole. Program includes special tracks for pro bono attorneys as well as criminal lawyers. Earn up to 14.5 CLE hours (with a possibility of 3 ethics hours offered) and have fun, too. Early bird deadline is March 31, 2013. This Conference is limited to 400 Participants. Feel free to check out the preliminary brochure. Also, check out the housing and other information see here.

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    ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
    Laguna Niguel, CA - April 10 - 8:30am-3:30pm [PST] - USCIS California Service Center invites interested individuals, including members of the academic community, to participate in a day-long stakeholder engagement. This engagement will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to meet with USCIS officials to discuss student and academic immigration issues. To participate in the engagement, please email Chrysta Stock, the CSC Community Engagement Officer, at CSC-CEO@uscis.dhs.gov no later than March 29; in the subject line of your email, please reference "CSC - Academic Engagement" Please include your full name and the organization you represent in the body of the email.


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