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  • November 5 - Sec. Johnson: "wall.. is not the answer"

    Comment: Sec. Johnson: "wall.. is not the answer"
    Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest, including an article about secretary Johnson discussing border security. Also rind a blog on how to write a good O-1 recommendation; and a blog criticizing the Criminal Alien Program of deportation.

    Share your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.

    Article: DHS Secretary Johnson Discusses Border Security, Executive Action, Refugees and PEP. By Joshua Breisblatt

    Article: L-1A New Office Cases - Why does the size of the lease matter? By Dino Palangic et. al.

    Article: Back of the line! - but is it legal? By Brent Renison

    Blogging: Report: 4 of 5 Immigrants deported through Criminal Alien Program aren't Criminals. By Matthew Kolken

    Blogging: How to Write a Good O-1 Recommendation, Pt. 1. By Roger Algase

    News: USCIS Releases Updated Version of Form I-140

    News: DOL Alert: H-2B Forms Extended until November 30, 2015

    Focus: ILW China Capabilities
    ILW has a number of China offerings:
    Chinese Immigration Daily
    Chinese Student Events in USA (Reg D offerings and law firms seeking Chinese clientele)
    Taiwan agent liaison

    Chinese Immigration Daily:
    ILW is proud publisher of Chinese Immigration Daily - a free resource of immigration and other info for the Chinese community. Subscribe here.

    Chinese Student Events in USA (Reg D offerings and law firms seeking Chinese clientele)
    Chinese international students are coming to the US in dramatically increased numbers. The explosion in undergrad Chinese students started a few years ago and continues. For EB-5 purposes Chinese students offer the best prospects. We have been conducting events in 2014 and 2015 educating Chinese Students on EB-5 in New York City, Washington DC and Boston. We will be conducting similar events in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Houston. For each city we promote the event to multiple campuses across the metropolitan region; this can vary from ten to twenty campuses per city. The time frame for the events is determined based on the academic calendar. These are short evening events that require a short single night stay trip from the sponsoring Regional Center or law firm. During the educational event covering the students' immigration options the sponsor makes a short presentation about their project or law firm. The event structure allows for plenty of networking opportunities with students. These events are available only to Regional Centers that use Regulation-D or to law firms, and we require clients to consult a securities attorney before signing up for these events. For more information please contact us at tel: 212-545-0818 or write to us at webmaster@ilw.com.

    Taiwan agent liaison
    ILW recently concluded an EB5 event for Taiwanese agents, with over 75% of Taiwan's EB5 capacity in attendance. Our person on the ground in Taiwan, acting in compliance with Taiwanese law, puts issuers and broker dealers in direct contact with agents in Taiwan - we act as liaison, and arrange face-to-face meetings. For more information please contact us at tel:212-545-0818 or write to us at webmaster@ilw.com.

    Headline: Your Turn: Immigration positive for U.S. Click here
    Headline: DHS: Obama's immigration move made the U.S. safer Click here
    Headline: Immigration impasse in U.S. could benefit Canada Click here
    Headline: Here's why detainees at immigration detention centers across the U.S. are starting hunger strikes 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.

    visaparalegal
    Paralegal Services
    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 17, 2015, 12pm - 1pm (Eastern), Washington DC. The Heritage Foundation will host a discussion on David E. Bernstein's book "Lawless: The Obama Adminstration's Uprecedented Assault on the Constitution and the Rule of Law." Attend in person or watch online. Location: The Heritage Foundation, Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC. For more information and registration see here.


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