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  • Nov 9 - Letters On Impact Of Election

    Comment: Letters On Impact Of Election -
    Immigration Daily readers are always encouraged to comment on our content. Below are some submissions we received in reply to our request to readers to share their thoughts on what the impact of the election will be on immigration:

    "I am afraid that we have even less reason to expect success with immigration reform now than we did before the election. Some have said that Romney lost because he failed to get sufficient support from the Hispanic community. Maybe, but I can think of a half dozen or so other reasons why people wouldn't want him to be elected. He went into the campaign with lots of baggage. He wasn't a strong candidate; yet he came close to beating Obama. Frankly, how important can the Hispanic vote be if the Republicans were able to keep their majority in the House? They are the bastion of all that is considered hostile to immigration reform. Yet there they still are. In control. Any immigration reform bill that manages to pass in the Senate will be dead on arrival in the House if it has the legalization program that is the sine qua non of immigration reform. I don't know what people expect Obama to do about that situation. If a bill has the legalization program the Dems want, the republicans will keep it from being considered. It will stay in the dead-on-arrival filing cabinet of the House immigration subcommittee chairman's office until the end of the Congress when it will officially be deceased. And if it doesn't have the legalization program....the Hispanic Caucus will oppose it, which eliminates leadership support in the House. Please let me know if I am overlooking a way that it could happen. And the Senate isn't receptive to immigration reform either. The Senate majority favors it, but they hold the majority by a relatively narrow margin. It won't be difficult for the Republicans to defeat immigration legislation...unless they let it through as a political gesture with assurance from the House Republicans that it won't be considered. I think that's how the McCain/Kennedy bill was passed. What's the answer? Find out what it will take to get the Republicans to cooperate and give it to them, even if it means that we don't get the legalization program we want or that we have to accept a large-scale, nationwide enforcement program to convince them that there won't be a new population of 11 or more million undocumented immigrants ten years from now (the IRCA deal --wipe the slate clean by legalizing the ones already here and enforcement to prevent new ones from coming to take their place)." -Nolan Rappaport

    "Today, Tuesday, November 6, 2012, may be one of the most important days in the history of US immigration. It may determine whether white supremacist ideology, in the form of Mitt Romney's aging white male base, with its anti-minority state immigration laws and voter suppression tactics, will be in control of immigration policy for the next four years, or whether Barack Obama, that most imperfect of presidents, will be given the chance by a multi-racial coalition which also includes younger and women voters, to take immigration policy in a more racially inclusive and open direction, in keeping with the reality of demographic change in this country. Today's results could determine immigration policy for at least a generation. If the white supremacist party wins, all of the technical analysis of immigration law for which Immigration Daily is so deservedly respected and well known may be like rearranging the deck chairs on the Immigration Titanic." -Roger Algase

    "I hope Mr. Obama will do something about Immigration in this country. I`m an immigrant who i`m waiting for my papers of 11 yrs. I don`t think they will do something so sun. Mr. Obama lye us 4 yrs. a go. I hope he will do something this yrs." -Star023jon

    To read more thoughts from our readers, please see here. Please share your own thoughts by writing to us at editor@ilw.com.

    Article: Employers in Eastern States on Alert: E-Verify Effective 2013 by Ann Cun

    Bloggings: DOJ Inspector General Cares About Quantity, Not Quality, of Immigration Court Decisions by Jason Dzubow

    Bloggings: It's How You Ask The Question by Greg Siskind

    News: USCIS Announces Continued Closure Of Two New York Offices Due To Hurricane Damage

    Today's Obama's Childhood Arrivals Promise Graph

    Focus:The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers Final Registration Deadline
    The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers will be held on Friday, November 16 in Houston, TX. Speakers will include Robert Loughran, Ignacio Donoso, Charles Foster, Clifford Morris, John Meyer, Clifford Morris, and Javier Oyakawa. The curriculum is as follows:

    Morning Session For Investor's Counsel

    • Lawfully Advising on Project Choices
    • 526 Petitions and Source of Funds Issues
    • 829 Petitions and Documenting Job Creation
    • Ethical Considerations in EB-5 Practice (1.0 EPR Credit)

    Lunch Presentation

    Afternoon Session For Regional Centers and Regional Center Counsel Economist Panel

    • Economist Issues: TEAs, Job Creation Models, Tenant Occupancy Issues
    • Marketing Projects in Compliance with U.S. Securities Law
    • Developing the 924 Petition
    • Projects, Project Selection and Marketing Experiences From an Established Regional Center
    • Legally and Effectively Marketing Projects Domestically and Abroad
    For details on curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information, please see:
    For the fax form, see here.
    Don't delay, act today! Final Registration Deadline is November 13!

    Headline: Hannity: I've 'evolved' on immigration and support a 'pathway to citizenship' Click Here
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    Headline: Is Rupert Murdoch advising Republicans to ignore Fox News on immigration? Click Here
    Headline: Murdoch calls for 'immigration reform' Click Here
    Headline: After the election: Immigration Click Here
    Headline: Are American Vigilantes Hunting Down and Murdering Immigrants as They Cross the Arizona Border? Click Here
    Headline: Interested in EB-5? Sign up for The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers, Houston, TX, November 16 Click Here
    Headline: Nov 8 - Forms Galore Click Here
    Headline: Obama has a mandate - immigration reform Click Here
    Headline: EB-5 Goes to China!! Sign up for the EB-5 Investment Beijing Expo. More details at Click Here
    Headline: Democrats see strengthened hand on pushing immigration Click Here
    Headline: Guatemala seeks answers in Texas' fatal shooting of migrants Click Here
    Headline: "The Latino giant is wide awake, cranky, and is taking names" Click Here

    Help Wanted - Immigration Attorney
    Toronto, Canada - Egan LLP is seeking an Associate Attorney to manage multiple and challenging US business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our diverse institutional clients. The ideal candidate must have JD along with admission to any US State Bar, 3+ years of business immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-volume H-1, L-1, NIV and PERM filings. Must have experience in providing advisory services for employees and their employers including program review and recommendations, Department of Labor as well as I-9 audits and other services; excellent managerial, organizational and verbal/written communication skills. For more information, please visit EY Careers Website or contact Lisa Chow at Lisa.Chow@ca.ey.com

    Help Wanted - Immigration Professional
    Toronto, Canada - The Ernst & Young Global Immigration (EYGI) is seeking a Manager Global Immigration to oversee day-to-day operations in all aspects of global immigration client accounts, to supervise Global Coordinators and Senior Global Coordinators and to report on the status programs. The ideal candidate must have 4+ years of experience in a related field or environment, an Undergraduate university degree, ability to effectively build relationships, to work in a high pressured and time sensitive environment and deliver accurately to tight deadlines; strong organizational and project management skills as well as excellent communication skills. Law degree would be an asset. For more information, please visit our EY Careers Website at http://www.ey.com/CA/en/Careers or contact Lisa Chow at Lisa.Chow@ca.ey.com

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    Washington, D.C. - Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy is seeking for an experienced paralegal to join its Washington office. An ideal candidate must have 2+ years of experience in all aspects of business immigration; be able to manage caseloads with a large degree of independence; communicate with clients regarding procedural and case processing issues; update and maintain client status reports; prepare bills; and serve as a team resource. Competitive salary and benefits for the right candidate. Apply for this position by navigating to the Careers section of our web site www.fragomen.com. Please attach to your application a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample, in Word or Adobe format only.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
    Nashville, TN - Immigration Law Office is seeking a Case Manager. The ideal candidate must be fluent in Spanish, able to problem-solve and patient with people from other cultures. This is a full time position. Salary DOE plus vacation time, other paid benefits. Email CV/Resume, cover letter to Sean@MusicCityVisa.com.

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    Letters of the Week: Nolan Rappaport, Diallo Alassane, Star023jon, Andrew, Dinorah Mendes, Jobs for US, Roger Algase

    ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
    Causes and Consequences of Human Migration - By Michael H. Crawford, et al. - Cambridge University Press, 568 pp. - Hardcover, ISBN: 1107012864, $92.78 - http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0230341756/

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