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  • November 3 - Immigration Jobs in New York, Toronto, Houston and More

    Comment: Immigration Jobs in New York, Toronto, Houston 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 New York, NY, Nassau County, NY, Toronto, CA, Houston, TX, Madison, WI, Milwaukee, WI, Newark, NJ, and Washington, DC. Scroll down to see the opportunities!

    Article: Targeted Employment Areas: We We are Now. By Jeff Campion

    Article: DON'T YOU DARE YANK MY PRECIOUS I-140 PETITION WITHOUT TELLING ME! By Cyrus D. Mehta

    Article: Why Congress Should Eliminate the Term "Alien" from Federal Law. By Guillermo Cantor

    Blogging: Texas Judge Blocks Licensing of Obama's Deportation Jails for Children. By Matthew Kolken

    Blogging: Interview with an Immigration Judge: John F. Gossart, Jr. By Jason Dzubow

    News: DOS Fact Sheet on Refugee Resettlement in the United States

    News: CBP Statistics on Unaccompanied Children Apprehended at the Southwest Border

    News: USCIS Updates Welcome Guide for New Immigrants

    Focus: ILW.COM is pleased to announce The PERM Book 2015-16 edition.

    Editor: Joel Stewart; Contributors: Christian Allen, Jonathan Amdur, Davis Bae, Robert E. Banta, Susan L. Brady, Barbara Brandes, Lorna Rogers Burgess, J. Ira Burkemper, Ramon Carrion, Blake Chisam, Susan J. Cohen, Jeffrey Devore, Victoria Donoghue, Gary Endelman, Rami Fakhoury, Jane Goldblum, Paul Hejinian, Linda Kim, Howard Kushner, Christina La Brie, David Lazaar, Katherine Lopez Ley, Edwin Litwin, Benjamin M. Lowe, Joan Matheu, Margaret McCormick, Cyrus D. Mehta, Lori S. Melton, Nancy Jo-Meritt, Matt Morse, Sherry Neal, David B.Pakula, Michael E. Piston, Edwin Rubin, Linda Rose, Lawrence Rudnick, Rebecca L. Sigmund, Jay Solomon, Timothy Spridgeon, Richard Tasoff, Rohit Turkhud, Kiran Vairale-Mumtaz, Alison Walters, Nathan A. Waxman, Mitchell L. Wexler, Leon Wildes, Sofia Zneimer.

    Book Outline is as follows:

    • Special Comprehensive IT Section by Rami Fakhoury and Matt Morse, Fakhoury Law Group: IT Occupations under SOC and O*Net; Roving Employees: Travel, 3rd Party Sites, Unanticipated Locations and Home Office; Diploma and Work Equivalencies; Alternative Requirements
    • Perm Overview by Featured Authors: Edwin Rubin "How to Prepare a PERM Form"; Larry Rudnick "Responding to Audits and Requests for Reconsideration"; Michael Piston "Appeal Strategies: BALCA and Federal Courts"
    • Special Issues in Focus: Prevailing Wage Survival Kit by Linda Kim; Guide to Recruitment and Advertising by Rohit Turkhud; Alien Control: Investors, Family Ownership and PERM by Robert Banta
    • Statute and Regulations: PERM Rule; Preamble to PERM Rule (December, 2004); PERM Forms (Current) & Instructions; PERM Forms (Proposed)
    • Agency Interpretations: Frequently Asked Questions; PERM Stakeholder Meeting Reports; General Administration Letters; Foreign Labor Certification Memoranda; Prevailing Wage Memoranda
    • Roadmaps and Checklists: Overview of PERM Cases; Overall PERM Flow Chart; Employer Checklist; Alien Checklist; Job Offer Checklist; Attorney/Agent Checklist; Prevailing Wage Checklist; Minimum Requirements Checklist; Recruitment and Advertising; Special Requirements
    • Sample Cases: Approved Perm Applications; Approved Prevailing Wage Requests; Requests for Reconsideration
    • State Workforce Agencies By Kiran Vairale: Contacts and Addresses; How to Place 30 Day Job Orders; How to Document Results of Recruitment

    For additional information, including author biographies and purchase information, please see:
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    Headline: US States Adopting 'Inclusive' Immigration Reform Seeing Improvements in Economy, Education, Workforce Click here
    Headline: White House spokesman says new House speaker playing to right wing with 'preposterous' remark Click here
    Headline: U.S. could use realistic, welcoming immigration policies Click here
    Headline: 100 U.S. cities beg Obama for more Muslim refugees Click here

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    New York, NY. Seek experienced law clerk for small but established Midtown employment-based immigration firm. Detailed-oriented, trustworthy & possess excellent writing skills in English. The position includes opportunities for career advancement and training. Starts immediately with flexible hours. EB1, EB2, EB5, E2, O, H1B, PERM experience strongly preferred. compensation: $12 - $20 per hour. employment type: contract. telecommuting okay. Please email resume with writing sample and 2 references to tlin@tlalaw.nyc. Thank you!

    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.

    Foreign Credential Evaluations
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