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  • October 20 - Immigration Jobs in Washington, New York, Florida, and More

    Comment: Immigration Jobs in Washington, New York, Florida, and More
    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 Washington, DC, New York, NY, Long Island, NY, Columbia, SC, Miami-Dade County, FL and Atlanta, GA. Scroll down to see the opportunities!

    Article: "Sanctuary Cities," Trust Acts , and Community Policing Explained. By American Immigration Council

    Article: How Does Uncle Sam Waste Immigrant Visas? By Brent Renison

    Article: WHAT ONE HAND GIVETH THE OTHER TAKETH AWAY: ARE WE TRULY WELCOMING FOREIGN ENTREPRENEURS TO AMERICA? By Cora-Ann V. Pestaina

    Blogging: OSC Settles Retaliation Claim. By Bruce Buchanan

    Blogging: Asylum Case Delayed Forever? Here Are Some Possible Reasons. By Jason Dzubow

    News: CRS Insight: Syrian Refugee Admissions to the United States

    Focus: EB5 India Opportunity
    India Opportunity:

    • India saw the 43,000 millionaires leave the country in ten years ending in 2013-second only to China.
    • India is already in second tier of 7 EB5 countries which come after China. It is the fastest growing of the top eight (including China) EB-5 markets in the world.
    • India is the only competitor to China in the long run in EB-5. No other country can even come close to China.
    • India is fully English speaking country-no translation needed even for official documents.
    • Indian regulatory structures are more robust than China. India source of funds will be easier to handle for USCIS as compared to China source of funds.

    India Lead Generation:
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    Headline: Gridlock on immigration? Dallas group plans to fight it with new chapter of Facebook CEO's Fwd.usn Click here
    Headline: What Happens if America Follows Europe's Failed Immigration Policies? Click here
    Headline: What happened to the president's immigration programs? Click here
    Headline: When it comes to anti-immigrant sentiment, the U.S. has nothing on Europe Click here

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    Washington, DC. - Immigration law firm in the Dupont Circle area seeks an experienced paralegal. Ideal candidate will have 3-5 years experience in business/family immigration law with an emphasis on AOS, H1B, L1 and PERM filings. Interesting work and clientele; no timesheets; latest technology; competitive salary and benefits (health insurance, paid vacation, etc.). Bachelors degree required. Successful applicants will have broad knowledge of immigration law and procedures; be detail-oriented; able to handle volume; highly organized and strong communicators. Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@immigrationgroup.com. No calls please. EOE. http://www.immigrationgroup.com.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    New York, NY - The Seltzer Firm, PLLC has an opportunity for a business immigration paralegal. Assist with H-1Bs, PERM, iCERT, and more! Work with attorneys, have contact with scientists, managers, and other professionals, draft documents to establish eligibility for immigration benefits, and provide guidance through the process. Bachelor's plus 2 yrs employment based immigration experience required. Send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to hr@theseltzerfirm.com. The Seltzer Firm combines high-quality legal services with personal attention and hands-on involvement. Competitive Salary & benefits.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    Long Island, NY. Top Long Island immigration firm seeks highly experienced Spanish-speaking lawyer for supervisory position. Our firm has a predominantly Central American client base. We are looking for someone with at least 3 years of experience in Immigration Court , preferably in public-interest firm, and excellent writing skills. Attorneys admitted in New York, with SIJ experience, are preferred. Must be willing to relocate to Long Island (not New York City) to work with our four offices. Position is largely supervisory, overseeing young associates and maintaining quality control, while reporting directly to managing partner. Winning candidate will have excellent people skills, a sense of humor, and a passion for representing immigrants. Experience in consular processing and business immigration is a plus, but not necessary. We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits, and great career opportunity. Please send resume and cover letter to sperlinglaw@gmail.com.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    Columbia, SC. Ogletree Deakins' Columbia, SC office has an opportunity for a business immigration paralegal. Summary of Position: Preparation and filing of a wide range of immigration petitions, including H-1Bs, L-1s and labor certification/PERM and green card applications. Compile and analyze case facts, draft correspondence, maintain and organize client documentation and have direct contact with clients and visa beneficiaries. Reviewing complex legal documents, compile and analyze case facts, determine and calendar deadlines. Maintains direct contact with several attorneys. Requirements: Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university is required. Paralegal certification is not required, but preferred. Prior paralegal experience is preferred. Prior business immigration experience is highly preferred, but not required. Proficiency in all Microsoft applications, including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Knowledge of Docketing systems and Document Management Systems preferred. Experience with expense and billing systems a plus. Outstanding case management and organizational skills are required. Strong time management skills with the ability to handle a high volume of casework. We are not working with outside recruiters for this position. Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply for this position, please send your resume to jobs@odnss.com with "Columbia Immigration Paralegal" in the subject line.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    Miami-Dade County, FL - Youth Co-Op Legal Services, Inc. seeks a Legal Assistant. Youth Co-Op Legal Services, Inc. a nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing legal services to unaccompanied children (UC) in South Florida, is seeking Legal Assistant for its legal services program. Duties and Responsibilities include: Supporting staff attorneys with the representation of unaccompanied children pursuing different forms of immigration relief, including Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Asylum, U and T Visas, and other forms of immigration relief before the Miami Immigration Court and Department of Homeland Security; Conducting client intake interviews; Supporting staff attorneys with Know Your Rights presentations for unaccompanied children in HHS/ORR custody; and Record-keeping, data entry, and assisting with reports for funder. Requirements: Undergraduate degree; Prior paralegal experience is preferred; Proficiency in English and Spanish (verbal and written); Proficient in the use of MS Word, MS Excel, and Powerpoint; Reliable transportation, valid FDL, and evidence of insurability If interested please send resume and a cover letter to hr@ycoop.org. Please include your name and the position in the subject line. No telephone calls please. Youth Co-Op Legal Services is an EOE.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    Miami-Dade County, FL - Youth Co-Op Legal Services, Inc. seeks a Supervising Attorney. Youth Co-Op Legal Services, Inc. a nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing legal services to unaccompanied children (UC) in South Florida, is seeking Supervising Attorney for its legal services program. Duties and Responsibilities include: supervising attorneys and support staff offering legal services to unaccompanied children pursuing immigration relief, including Asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, U and T Visas, and other claims as appropriate. Review legal work, screen cases for representation, assist with recruitment, training and mentorship. Convene weekly staff meetings, overseeing data collection, reporting to funders. Requirements: Law Degree (J.D.), licensed in the state of Florida, with experience assisting immigrants and asylum seekers in their claims for relief before the immigration court and DHS; experience working with children, especially with detained immigrant children, and experience working with survivors of abuse or other trauma is preferred. Strong public speaking skills, organizational and interpersonal skills, and attention to detail are essential. Fluency in Spanish preferred. If interested please send resume and a cover letter to hr@ycoop.org. Please include your name and the position in the subject line. No telephone calls please. Youth Co-Op Legal Services is an EOE.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
    Miami-Dade County, FL - Youth Co-Op Legal Services, Inc. seeks staff attorneys (17 positions).Youth Co-Op Legal Services, Inc. a nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing legal services to unaccompanied children (UC) in South Florida, is seeking Staff Attorneys for its legal services program. We provide services under a sub-contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)/Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) in cooperation with the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI). Duties and Responsibilities include: Conducting legal screenings for unaccompanied children in HHS/ORR custody; Providing direct legal representation to UC previously in HHS/ORR custody; Representing unaccompanied children seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Asylum, U, and T Visas; Performing on and off-site community outreach.Requirements: Law degree; One to two years of immigration law experience (desired); Admitted to practice in Florida and be an attorney in good standing; Proficiency in MS Office; Proficiency in English and Spanish; Reliable transportation, valid FDL, and evidence of insurability. If interested please send resume and a cover letter to hr@ycoop.org. Please include your name and the position in the subject line. No telephone calls please. Youth Co-Op Legal Services is an EOE.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    Atlanta, GA - Ogletree Deakins' immigration practice group employs over 53 immigration attorneys and over 95 paraprofessionals. Our Atlanta, GA office has an opportunity for a business immigration paralegal to join the firm's expanding practice. We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm. Duties will include the preparation and filing of a wide range of immigration petitions, including H-1Bs, L-1s and labor certification applications. Our paralegals also compile and analyze case facts, draft correspondence, maintain and organize client documentation and have direct contact with clients and visa beneficiaries. The Immigration Paralegal will also review complex legal documents, compile and analyze case facts, determine and calendar deadlines. Requirements: Paralegal certification / Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university. Prior business immigration experience is highly preferred, but not required. Proficiency in all Microsoft applications, including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Expertise in Lexis, WestLaw, Live Note, Concordance, Case Map, Docketing, and Document Management Systems. Experience with expense and billing systems a plus. Outstanding case management and organizational skills are required. We are not working with outside recruiters for this position. Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please send your resume to jobs@odnss.com with "Atlanta Immigration Paralegal" in the subject line.

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    ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
    October 27, 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm (Eastern). Migration Policy Institute (MPI) will hold a webinar on "Young Refugee Children: Their Schooling Experiences in the United States and in Countries of First Asylum." MPI is releasing a series of three papers, as part of a research project supported by the Foundation for Child Development, about the education and well-being of refugee Children. Join the authors of the papers and MPI analysts as they present their findings on the experiences of refugee children and the impacts on their mental health and education. For more information and registration see here.


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