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    Focus: The Consular Posts Book 2015-2016 Edition
    ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Consular Book 2015-16 edition, coming soon! The editor is Rami D. Fakhoury and contributing authors are Poorvi Chothani, Steven A. Culbreath, Dharamchand Depoo, Marc Ellis, Vic Goel, Edward S. Gudeon, Magdale Labbe Henke, Frederick W. Hong, Christi Hufford, C. Valerie Ibe, Priscilla J. Jones, Noah Klug, Jose E. Latour, Lesa Lawrence, Adam Lee, Mark Levey, Jakob Lipman, Susan Willis McFadden, Christy Nguyen, Claire D. Nilson, Curtis Pierce, Luis A. Pinilla, Jessica L. Rodriguez, Kristina Rost, Emmanuel S. Tipon, Alice Yardum-Hunter. The table of contents is as follows:

    PART I. MAJOR CONSULAR POSTS
    Chapter 1: Argentina
    Chapter 2: Armenia
    Chapter 3: Australia
    Chapter 4: Brazil
    Chapter 5: Canada
    Chapter 6: China
    Chapter 7: Colombia
    Chapter 8: France
    Chapter 9: Germany
    Chapter 10: Haiti
    Chapter 11: India
    Chapter 12: Jamaica
    Chapter 13: Nigeria
    Chapter 14: Philippines
    Chapter 15: Taiwan
    Chapter 16: Trinidad and Tobago
    Chapter 17: United Kingdom
    Chapter 18: Vietnam

    PART II. THEORY AND PRACTICE
    Chapter 1: Introduction
    Chapter 2: New Attorney Vulnerabilities in International Practice;
    Chapter 3: Trade and Immigration Tightening? NAFTA, WTO, GATS Soup to Nuts
    Chapter 4: Tips for Avoiding B-1/B-2 Visa Denials and Correcting other Refusal Issues with the Consul
    Chapter 5: The Visa Waiver Program (VWP): Not As Simple and Easy As It Looks
    Chapter 6: Non-Immigrant Classes and Their U.S. Tax Obligations
    Chapter 7: E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors
    Chapter 8: The Consular Role in L-1 Blanket Petitions
    Chapter 9: H-1B "Dependent Employees": From Labeling to Lawbreaking
    Chapter 10: Temporary Assignment of H-1B Employees to Client Work Sites
    Chapter 11: State Department Name-Checks and Security Advisory Opinions (SAOs)
    Chapter 12: ICE Data-Mining and Federal Benefits Fraud Task Forces - Send In the Marines: Best Practices to Survive Audits and Task Forces
    Chapter 13: What to do if Your Client's Visa is Denied: Visa Office Advisory Opinions
    Chapter 14: A Template for Attorney Risk-Assessment

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    Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    Toronto, Canada. KPMG Law Immigration is seeking engaged, talented and collaborative US Lawyers who are looking to make a difference. Associate Lawyers are responsible for advising clients and employees in obtaining business visitor visas, work permits and any other US immigration needs in a timely and efficient manner. This role requires excellent multi-tasking skills and an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of clients, including HR representatives, senior-level personnel and internal team members. Specifically, we are seeking a Attorneys capable of Managing NIV and IV caseload including TN, H-1B, L-1, PERM, J-1 among other applications. The Attorneys will also serve as one of the point of contacts for the client/employee, manage client relationships and address any issues of quality, time standards and communication and will be responsible for training immigration administrator/support staff which is a direct report; Skills & Qualifications: Law degree from an American law school along with admission to any US state bar. High volume Business Immigration law experience mandatory, knowledge of immigration practices and procedures. Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within a fast-paced environment. To learn more about pursuing this opportunity, go to Job Search, click "Search openings," then enter Job Function: Tax, Location: ON-Toronto, and click "Search." There you'll see the position "Associate Lawyer, KPMG Law US Immigration."

    Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    Nassau County, NY. Nassau County Law Firm seeking Spanish speaking Immigration Attorney with 3-5 years of experience to form an affiliation with our firm. We are headquartered in Jericho, and we also maintain satellite offices in Huntington Station, Hempstead, Bayshore and Queens with plenty of walk-in opportunities. Attorney must be experienced in Immigration law and be fluent in Spanish. E mail kostrach@mklawnyc.com.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    Houston, TX - Boutique law firm, with several offices nationally, is seeking an immigration paralegal. Ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in family and employment immigration. Duties will include preparation and filing of a wide range of immigration petitions, compiling and analyzing case facts, maintain client communication and documentation, Bi-lingual, Spanish-English preferred. To apply, please send your resume to durrani@durrani.com.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    Madison, WI - Boutique law firm, with several offices nationally, is seeking an Immigration Attorney. Ideal opportunity for recent graduates. Little to no experience necessary - training will be provided on the job. Candidate must have strong verbal and written skills, the ability to meet deadlines, and should be computer proficient. To apply, please send your resume to durrani@durrani.com

    Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    Milwaukee, WI - Boutique law firm, with several offices nationally, is seeking an Immigration Attorney. Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience in family and employment immigration. Candidate must have ability to maintain client communication, work independently and on a team. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills preferred. To apply, please send your resume to durrani@durrani.com

    Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    Newark, NJ. Proskauer Rose, one of the nation's largest law firms, is seeking a 6 month contract Business Immigration Attorney for its growing Corporate immigration practice group in Newark, NJ. Contract position has potential to evolve into a permanent role for the right candidate. Must have 3-4 years of employment based immigration experience, working extensively with nonimmigrant (H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, E-1/E-2 etc.) and immigrant (PERM, I-140, I-485) visa petitions. Candidate must be an excellent writer who can prepare complex RFE responses, DOL motions, BALCA appeals, and extraordinary ability petitions for sophisticated clients in the finance, media and fashion industries. We are looking for an attorney who is equally comfortable acting independently to manage clients and heavy volume caseloads, while also willing to work within a team environment and take direction. The right candidate will possess a passion for immigration law, employ strong analytical skills, and fit in within our collegial and team-oriented environment. J.D. degree required with admission to any U.S. state bar. Prior experience managing paralegals, working with an immigration case management system, and having familiarity with billable hours are pluses. Please email your resume, cover letter, professional writing sample, and a list of references to Dorothy Veldran at dveldran@proskauer.com.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    Washington, DC. - Morgan Lewis is currently seeking an Immigration Paralegal for the Immigration Practice Group who will be resident in our Washington, DC office. The responsibilities include providing the highest levels of client service in the preparation of a broad range of business immigration matters (H-1B, TN, L-1, E-1, E-2, O-1; -PERM, I-40, AOS). The internationally recognized immigration practice is dynamic and collegial, with excellent opportunities for professional growth, and the tools and support of one of the world\'s largest full-service law firms. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree and at least one year of experience in business immigration and an interest in pursuing business immigration as a career. The candidate should also have case management aptitude and skill, good independent judgment and analytical skills, a working knowledge and application of legal processes applied in immigration law, demonstrated organizational and technical skills, and the ability to function as part of a team. The ability to work well under pressure and prioritize and balance competing demands are a must. Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. http://www.morganlewis.com/careers. Send resumes to jeid@morganlewis.com.

    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.

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    Based in Oradell, NJ (NYC Metro Area), Faveo Paralegals provide cost-effective, per-case, flat-fee, immigration paralegal services to attorneys across the United States. Faveo Paralegals' clients include sole practitioners, mid and large size law firms, and legal departments of Fortune 500 Companies. Our paralegals previously worked for large international law firms and in-house departments of Fortune 500 Companies. References are available upon request. For a cost-effective, flat, per-case fee, Faveo Paralegals can fully, professionally and competently prepare for attorney's review wide range of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions including: H-1B, H-2B, H-3, L-1A/B, E-1/2, I-1, K-1/K-3, O-1, P-1, R-1, TN, U, PERM, I-140 Eb-1, Eb-2, Eb-3, Eb-5, NIW, I-601 Waivers, Responses to RFEs, & Family Petitions, Adjustment of Status Applications. Please visit us on the web at: www.visaparalegal.com Contact E-mail: info@visaparalegal.com Contact Tel: 201-256-3767 x 1. To view Faveo Paralegals video presentation on YouTube go to: Faveo Paralegals Presentation. Important Notice: Please note that we only provide services to attorneys licensed to practice law in the United States. Faveo Paralegals cannot provide paralegal services to general public.

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    ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
    November 5, 2015, 1:30 - 3:30pm (Eastern). The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) will hold a meeting to discuss a recently announced final rule titled, “Separate Representation for Custody and Bond Proceedings.” More information on this rule is available here. Participation in person or via webinar/teleconference. LOCATION: 5107 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA. RSVP: To RSVP for the meeting, please contact Nathan Berkeley, EOIR Outreach Director, at EngageWithEOIR@usdoj.gov by noon on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. In person attendance will be limited to the first fifteen (15) individuals to RSVP. In your email, please indicate whether you intend to participate in person or by webinar/teleconference and provide the name(s) of the attendee(s), your organization, and an email address.


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