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  • June 22 - Recruiting and Lateral Moves

    Comment: Recruiting and Lateral Moves
    ILW has experience in doing recruiting for law firms (this is NOT Immigration Daily Help Wanted ads, but full service recruiting similar to head hunting firms, but at a lower price.) We specialize in recruiting at the Associate Attorney level. We offer different levels of service depending on the client's needs: We can receive and filter resumes; Conduct telephonic interviews; Setup face to face interviews with the law firm, etc. We also help with Partner level lateral moves; but this is usually as part of marketing arrangement for a firm. For more information write to us at webmaster@ilw.com.

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    Article: DISNEY LAYOFFS IN CONTEXT OF H-1B VISA PROGRAM. By Peta-Gaye Ricketts, Esq.

    Article: Public-Private Partnerships: A Recipe for EB-5 Success? By e-Council

    Blogging: Honor the SC Church Shooting Victims. Pass Immigration Reform. By Roger Algase

    Blogging: Deported teen mom who attempted suicide talks about time in family detention. By Matthew Kolken

    News: USCIS Policy Memo on VAWA - Changes to U Nonimmigrant Status and Adjustment of Status Provisions

    News: USCIS Interim Memo for Comment - VAWA amendments to the Cuban Adjustment Act: Continued Eligibility for Abused Spouses and Children

    News: USCIS Message Concerning Initial Registration Deadline for Syria TPS

    Focus: Seminar - Consular Processing For Experts
    The second session of the ILW.com seminar series, "Consular Processing For Experts" will be taking place this Thursday, June 25h. The Discussion Leader is Robert Loughran and other speakers for this series include Bryan Funai, Noah Klug, Angelo Paparelli and Jose R. Perez, Jr. The curriculum is as follows:

    FIRST Phone Session on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time) - Client Consultations and Determining the scope of Representative in Consular Cases
    (You will receive a CD-ROM of this session)

    • Issue spotting for visa ineligibility
    • Delaying issues and spotting needs for waivers
    • Preparing the applicant
    SECOND Phone Session on Thursday, June 25, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time) - Waivers
    • When are they needed?
    • Types of waivers
    • Current related issues
    The registration deadline for this session is June 23rd, at 11:59 pm.

    THIRD Phone Session on Thursday, July 9, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time) - Advanced Issues in Employment Based Visas
    • Unusual needs of Business
    • Issues relating to foreign investment and the resulting effect on nationality for visa purposes
    • Alternatives when faced with the loss of nationality

    For additional information, including speaker biographies and to register, please see:
    Online: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201502.shtm
    Fax Form: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201502.pdf

    Don't delay, act today. The registration deadline for the first session is Wednesday, May 23rd at 11:59pm. Can't make one of the sessions? Don't worry, we will send you a recording of any session you have missed.

    Headline: US Supreme Court Hands Down 2 Decisions on Immigration Click here
    Headline: Broetje Orchards to pay record $2.25M in immigration penalty - yakimaherald.com Click here
    Headline: Business: Washington Post Business Page, Business News Click here
    Headline: Newhouse Seeks Solution as H2A Visa Outage Strands Legal Farmworkers - Congressman Dan Newhouse Click here
    Headline: Immigration News: Judge Reverses Deportation of Mother and Daughter, Orders Them Returned From Guatemala Click here

    Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    Chicago, IL. Sidley Austin LLP is seeking a staff attorney for the Immigration practice in the Chicago office. Applicants must have 2-4 years of experience in immigration law, which should include experience in the following: Preparation and filing of PERM applications; Advising clients on I-9 compliance issues; Counseling on all aspects of corporate immigration law, including E, H,L,O,PTN, permanent residency, and naturalization. Please send resume, transcript and cover letter to Jenny Connelly at lrch@sidley.com.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    New York, NY. Goldstein & Lee, P.C. with offices in New York and London is seeking a Legal Assistant/Paralegal bilingual in Japanese and English preferably with at least 2 yrs experience in U.S. Business Immigration law for a full time position in New York. Due to increased work with major Japanese companies both in Japan and in the United States, we have an immediate need for a bilingual Legal Assistant/Paralegal. The individual selected will interact with Japanese companies both overseas and in the U.S. Candidates are urged to send their CV/resume directly to Richard Goldstein at Richardgoldstein@goldsteinvisa.com. We will be available to meet interested candidates at the AILA Conference in D.C. between June 14 and 20 or in New York. Reqs: Bachelor's degree. Fluency in Japanese and English. 2 yrs U.S. business immigration experienced preferred

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is looking for an Immigration Paralegal for its Milwaukee office with at least 1 year of experience in Corporate Immigration, including but not limited to non-immigrant (H-1B, L-1, TN) and immigrant (PERM, I-140, I-485) cases, naturalization filings, and immigration case management. Experience with INSZoom will be beneficial. To be considered, a candidate must have excellent academic credentials. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and transcripts. Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has earned a reputation as a leading broad based business law firm because of our long commitment to delivering results for our clients. With approximately 230 attorneys in several offices in the Midwest, Salt Lake City, Utah and Washington, D.C., and global reach through our membership with LexMundi, we have been twice voted Best Law Firm In Wisconsin according to "Corporate Report Wisconsin", and voted the Go-To Law Firm by Corporate Counsel Magazine 8 years running. With 82 attorneys selected to inclusion in the 2015 "Best Lawyers In America" you will join attorneys whose depth of knowledge and experience fit the needs of our clients. Michael Best & Friedrich is also a Firm focused on community involvement, and a strong commitment to Diversity and Environmental Stewardship. Click here to connect to the online application.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    Chicago or Madison, IL. The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP has an opening for an immigration paralegal in our Chicago or Madison offices. Responsibilities include creating drafts, revisions, preparing detailed forms, documents, letters, exhibits, and other related materials as needed for primarily employment-based immigration processes. Ideal candidate must have 2-5 years of in-depth business immigration experience. Candidates should have specific experience with preparing PERM Labor Certifications, H-1Bs, and L-1s. Bachelor's degree required. Excellent organizational, communications (oral & written), and analytical skills required. Experience with immigration case management systems preferred. If you are interested in applying, please e-mail your resume along with salary history to: staffrecruiting@quarles.com. Equal Opportunity Employer

    Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    Milwaukee, WI. Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is looking for an Immigration Staff Attorney for its Milwaukee office with at least 1 year of experience in Corporate Immigration, including but not limited to non-immigrant (H-1B, L-1, TN) and immigrant (PERM, I-140, I-485) cases, naturalization filings, and immigration case management. Experience with INSZoom will be beneficial. To be considered, a candidate must have excellent academic credentials. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and transcripts. Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has earned a reputation as a leading broad based business law firm because of our long commitment to delivering results for our clients. With approximately 230 attorneys in several offices in the Midwest, Salt Lake City, Utah and Washington, D.C., and global reach through our membership with LexMundi, we have been twice voted Best Law Firm In Wisconsin according to "Corporate Report Wisconsin", and voted the Go-To Law Firm by Corporate Counsel Magazine 8 years running. With 82 attorneys selected to inclusion in the 2015 "Best Lawyers In America" you will join attorneys whose depth of knowledge and experience fit the needs of our clients. Michael Best & Friedrich is also a Firm focused on community involvement, and a strong commitment to Diversity and Environmental Stewardship. Click here to connect to the online application.

    Immigration Law Certificate
    Classes offered both online and in-person. Master the complex and ever changing maze of immigration policies and regulations with the Immigration Law Studies Certificate Program offered by CUNY's School of Professional Studies. This graduate-level certificate program, consisting of (3) three-credit classes, offers students who complete it a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and processes surrounding the status of immigrants in the US, including family and employment-based immigration and deportation defense. It is designed for individuals working in law firms, companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations where they interact with immigrants and immigrant legal concerns on a regular basis and would therefore benefit from greater knowledge of the laws and regulations surrounding immigration. For more information on class schedules, tuition and fees, course applications and to register, see here.

    E3 Investment Group
    E3 Investment Group structures offerings that allow foreign investors the opportunity to receive green cards under the U.S. Government's EB-5 program. They have a unique expertise in creating opportunities that do not involve regional centers, but offer all of the benefits of a scaled organization without the negatives. They call this Scalable-Direct. In essence, they are the Non-Regional Center. See a two minute video that describes how it works: http://e3investmentgroup.com/the-non-regional-center. If you would like to learn more, kindly email or feel free to call us directly. Matt Gordon, Attorney at Law, CEO, E3 Investment Group, The Non-Regional Center, Email: matt.gordon@E3investmentgroup.com; Cell: 646-402-5000; Website: http://www.E3investmentgroup.com

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    ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
    July 2, 2015, 2 - 3pm (Eastern). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will hold a webinar on on myE-Verify, Representatives from the Verification Division's Outreach Branch will provide an overview of how librarians can help their customers use my E-Verify to: Confirm their work eligibility with Self Check; Create a myE-Verify account; Protect their Social Security number in E-Verify with Self Lock; Access myResources, a multimedia resource center to learn about their rights and their employer's responsibilities. For more information and registration instructions see here.


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