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  • Mar 17 - Job Openings

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    The ideal time to start looking for a job is now. Small and large law firms are looking for immigration attorneys, paralegals and professionals. Today, Immigration Daily features job openings in Long Island City, NY; Washington, DC; Cranford, NJ; Ridgewood, NJ; New York, NY; and Canada. Scroll down to see the opportunities!

    Article: H-1B Petitions For 2014 and What You Should Know - Part 3 By Alan Lee, Esq.

    Blogging: Advocate at White House Immigration Meeting: Obama didn't listen to us By Matthew Kolken

    News: USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap for First Half of Fiscal Year 2014

    Focus: J-1 Clinical Waivers for Physicians
    The second session of the ILW.com seminar series, "Foreign Physician Immigration Options for Experts" will be taking place this Thursday, March 20th. The Discussion Leader will be Jan Pederson, and other speakers for this series include Robert Aronson, Joseph Curran, Bruce Hake, Kristen Harris, Dayna Kelly, Jennifer Minear, Greg Siskind, Karen Pollins, and Barry Walker. The curriculum is as follows:

    SECOND Phone Session on March 20, 2014 - J-1 Clinical Waivers for Physicians

    • Interested Government Agency Waivers
      • Worsening shortage of waiver slots requires strategy change
      • Conrad State 30
      • Delta Regional Authority
      • Appalachian Regional Commission
      • HHS (Clinical and Research)
      • VA
      • Northern Border Regional Commission (expected soon)
    • Hardship and Persecution Waivers
      • Advantages and Disadvantages
      • Requirements
      • Processing Times
    • Timing Issues: Can we put all the pieces together by July 1 and strategies if a piece is missing by July 1?
    • How many waivers can you have pending at one time?
    • What if the federal or state IGA waiver job goes south?

    The registration deadline for this session is March 18th at 11:59 pm. Miss the first session? Don't worry - we'll send you a recording of it! For additional information including detailed curriculum, speaker biographies, and to register, please see:
    Online: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201403.shtm
    Fax Form: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201403.pdf

    Headline: Zajur: Immigration reform: recognize contributions by making the system work Click here
    Headline: Irish Americans lobby for immigration reform Click here
    Headline: Our great nation of immigrants Click here
    Headline: President Obama Meets With Latino Lawmakers About Immigration Reform Click here

    Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    Long Island City, NY - Immigration Law Firm is seeking an Associate Immigration Attorney. The law firm handles a variety of immigration cases, including, but not limited to, Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, provisional waivers, U-Visas, VAWAs, DACAs, SIJS cases, TPS, cases before Immigration Court, the BIA, and the Ninth Circuit. Responsibilities include: working with the paralegal team to supervise and facilitate the preparation of immigration packets to be sent to USCIS; preparing evidence and briefs to be sent to the Immigration Court, BIA, and Ninth Circuit; conducting legal research; appearing in Immigration Court on behalf of clients; representing clients in adjustment of status and naturalization interviews. Attorney will also research and draft complex Request for Evidence responses and Motions to Reopen/Reconsider to USCIS. Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience and will manage his/her own caseload. Please send resume and salary requirements to sgomez@usmanahmad.com and use "ILW.com Classified Response" as the subject line.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
    Washington, DC - Immigration group with Polsinelli, a national AMLAW 100 firm is seeking paralegals in its DC office. Duties include assisting in Form I-9 audits; working in proprietary worksite database; managing large volume of clients; tracking status of filings and documentation needed in case management system; assisting Partners 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 electronic file copies. Ideal candidate will have 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. Attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and manager deadlines is also critical. BS or BA degree and Paralegal Certificate required. Immigration compliance a plus, but will train. Salary commensurate to experience. Please send resumes to Heather Haynes at hhaynes@polsinelli.com

    Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
    Law Firm is seeking a 3L with knowledge of immigration law and immigration issues to write content pages for the firm's website. Hourly pay with possible future opportunity after graduation. Please send resume and writing sample to ALubiner@LSLawyers.com

    Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    Multiple Locations - US business immigration specialists at Egan, LLP are seeking an Associate Lawyer to manage multiple and challenging U.S. business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for their diverse clients. The US Business Immigration Attorneys at Egan LLP, a law firm allied with Ernst & Young LLP (EY), help our clients address the challenges associated with managing today's globally mobile workforce. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate. Responsibilities include demonstrating a solid understanding of U.S. business immigration law and effectively applying this knowledge to client situations, preparing and submitting non-immigrant, immigrant, and PERM applications in a high volume environment, facilitating the legal movement of employees across borders for business travel, and managing law clerks and other client service team members. Ideal candidate will have a JD along with admission to any U.S. state bar, 3+ years of business immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-volume H/L NIV and PERM filings, and excellent managerial, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills. Please send your resume to alexa.bostock@ca.ey.com. Ernst & Young is committed to diversity and equality.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
    Ridgewood, NJ - Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, P.C. has an immediate opening for two (2) Immigration Paralegals. These positions will participate in all aspects of the firm's Business and Family Immigration practice, including assisting in the management of client relationships, case review and analysis, preparing and filing employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions, including PERM processing, and serving as a primary contact to numerous clients. Ideal candidate will be able to successfully multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Must be able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally, and be able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. Must be able to manage one's own time and the time of others. Entry Level applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree and have 1+ years of immigration experience. Salary is commensurate with experience. EOE. Please send resumes and letter of interest and salary requirements to info@visaserve.com.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    New York, NY - Immigration Law Firm is seeking a Business Immigration Attorney. Position will handle full range of immigrant and nonimmigrant employment based matters. Attorney will prepare, file, and monitor status of NIV and IV petitions for corporate and individual clients including PERM, H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, J-1, E-1/2, B-1/2, etc. Attorney will also research and draft complex Request for Evidence responses and Motions to Reopen/Reconsider to USCIS/DOL; in addition, attorney will update and maintain case files via LawLogix. Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience and will manage own caseload. Please send resumes to administrator@ppid.com

    Certified Translation Services
    Are you looking for certified translations for immigration purposes? American Evaluation and Translation Service, Inc. (AETS), a corporate member of the American Translators Association, provides certified translations in over 100 languages. Since we primarily cater to law firms and universities, AETS' linguists, all of whom either have Master's degrees or more than five years of translation experience, are experts in the field of immigration-related translations. Why entrust anyone else with such important documents? Contact AETS today for a FREE quote. For a copy of our Application for Translation Service, please click here, call (786)276-8190,email translations@aetsinternational.com, or fax the documents to (786)524-0448 or (786)524-3300. Please note that AETS also provides Educational, Work Experience, and Position Evaluations. For more information, please visit the website here or our Foreign Credential Evaluation application here. Application.2013.pdf. You may also call us at (786)276-8190. New customers to AETS will receive a 25% on their first Educational Evaluation request, or on their first one-page translation request - just mention Promotion Code: AETS.ILW.25 to avail of this discount.

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