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    Article: List of Top Ten I-9 Audit and E-Verify Resources by Ann Cun

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    Focus: The EB-5 Book
    We are pleased to announce a new comprehensive book on EB5 matters. Editors: Paul Ruby and Phil Cohen. Articles by Laura Danielson, Robert Gaffney, Jennifer Hermansky, David Hirson, Jose LaTour, Dan Lundy, Brandon Meyer, Elizabeth Peng, John Roth and more to be announced.
    The outline is as follows:

    I. For Attorneys

    Immigration Law

    • Structuring and Market Planning for EB-5 Regional Centers and Their Projects by Jose Latour
    • Building Your I-924 Submission Package by Brandon Meyer
    • How to Lawfully Advise Your Clients About Regional Center Choices by John Roth
    • Advising Investors: Pre- Post-I-526 approval by Laura Danielson
    • Tax Counseling for EB-5 Investor Clients Before and After Immigrating to the U.S. by David Hirson
    • Practice Pointers: I-526 Petitions by Paul Ruby
    • Practical Approaches to Lawful Source of Funds Issues by Robert Gaffney
    • Country-Specific Issues: How to Successfully Represent Chinese Investors in EB-5 Investments by Elizabeth Peng
    • I-829 Practice Pointer: Removing Your Investor's Conditions by Jennifer Hermansky
    • The Future of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program from the Perspective of an Immigration Lawyer, or Past Performance is Not Indicative of Future Results by Daniel B. Lundy

    II. For Regional Centers and Foreign Investors by Phil Cohen

    Program Overview

    • Introduction
    • Brief History
    • USCIS' role
    Key Logistical Issues
    • Attaining TEA designation
    • Troubled Business Designation
    • Working with an Existing Regional Center
    • Job Creation Requirements
    • Benefitting the US Economy
    • For Investors
      • Evidence Required in Support of an I-526 Petition
      • Details Relating to Filing an I-829
    • For Regional Centers
      • Supporting Investors in their I-829 Petitions
    • Timing
    Groundwork Before Getting Started
    • Regional Center Proposals
      • Package Quality
      • Investment Qualification Points for Center Designation
      • How to get started assembling a team
    • Your EB-5 Team
      • Setting up an EB-5 Regional Center
        • Core Operating Rules
        • Advisors, Counsel, and Consultants
      • Deciding on Your Team
    • Building Your I-924 Submission Package
      • Getting Started
      • Preparation Checklist
      • Offer Structure
      • Private Placement Memorandum
      • Econometric Analysis
      • Business Plan Notes for an EB-5 Regional Center
      • EB-5 Regional Center Business Plan Checklist
      • Sample Business Plan Outlnie
      • USCIS Requirements and Adjudicator Training Materials
      • Why I-924 petitions may be denied
    • Positioning and Marketing to Foreign Investors
      • Positioning for Success
      • Investor Appeal
      • Pitching Investors
      • Investor Questions
      • Securities Law and Your Marketing Plan
      • Specific Ways to Market
      • Finding High Net Worth Individuals
    • Financial Overview
      • Costs
      • Determining Financial Structure and Viability
      • Cost Overview and Examples
      • Other Financial Considerations
    • The Direct/Individual EB-5 Option
      • USCIS Guidelines for Direct EB-5 Business Plans
      • Preparing to Write the Plan
      • Sample Outline
    • Keeping Up to Date

    III. Resource Materials

    • Comprehensive Resource Materials
      • Federal Regulations
      • Relevant Statutes
      • Precedent Decisions
      • Government Memoranda
      • Forms and Instructions

    For more info and to order, please see: http://www.ilw.com/books/theEB5book.shtm. For info/ordering by fax, please see: http://www.ilw.com/books/theEB5book.pdf.

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    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    Toronto, CA - Ernst & Young is seeking a Senior Paralegal within its US immigration practice to support the team of immigration attorneys. Responsibilities include but not limited to drafting complete application packages for review by supervising lawyer, coordinating tracking status expiration and filing dates for ongoing clients, researching current processing requirements at consulates, ensuring that lawyers are at all times advised of client related issues, speaking with HR representatives of corporate clients and employees (applicants) to obtain information to assist in drafting applications. The ideal candidate must have 5+ years of US business immigration experience, be highly organized, be able to communicate effectively and have strong attention to details. Work sponsorship and relocation allowance may be available. To apply please visit http://www.ey.com/CA/en/Careers

    Help Wanted - Immigration Paralegals
    Washington, DC - Immigration Law Group, PC is seeking experienced paralegals. Ideal candidates must have a broad knowledge and 3+ years of experience in business/family immigration law with emphasis on AOS, H1B, L1 and PERM filings; be detail-oriented; able to handle volume independently; highly organized and have strong communication skills. Immigration Law Group offers interesting work and clientele; no timesheets; latest technology; competitive salary and benefits (401K w/employer match, health insurance, paid vacation, etc). To apply, please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@immigrationgroup.com. No calls please. EOE.

    Help Wanted - Immigration Attorney
    Miami, FL - Carlton Fields is seeking an experienced Associate Attorney to join its immigration team in the Miami office. The immigration department handles cases in all areas of immigration law. The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of experience in litigation and/or employment-based immigration including NIV and IV petitions, PERM filings, waiver applications, and handling cases in immigration court. EB-5 experience a plus. Applicants must be detailed oriented, communicate clearly and express ideas succinctly in both verbal and in written communications, have excellent research skills/experience, and Spanish language ability. Carlton Fields offers excellent benefits, a positive work environment, and a professional staff. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume along with a writing sample, recommendations and salary requirements to Shannon Williams, Director of Legal Talent Management for immediate consideration. Salary commensurate with experience.

    Law Firm Merger
    New York, NY - Long established boutique immigration law practice is seeking a suitable practice for merger opportunity. All replies kept in confidence. Reply to ny.lawfirm@yahoo.com

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    Letters of the Week: Yahari

    ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
    Washington, DC - Thursday, September 12, 2012 - 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm (EST) - The USCIS Terrorism-Related Inadmissibility Grounds (TRIG) Working Group is pleased to invite all interested individuals to participate in its quarterly stakeholder to provide updates and statistics regarding the TRIG workload and for individual participants to raise TRIG- related questions and issues. To participate, please email the Public Engagement Division no later than Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at Public.Engagement@uscis.dhs.gov and reference "TRIG Quarterly" in the subject line of your email. Please also include your full name and the organization you represent in the body of the email.

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