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Focus: The EB-5 Book Shipping Now

We are pleased to announce that the new comprehensive book on EB5 matters is shipping now.

Editors: Paul Ruby and Phil Cohen.
Articles by Laura Danielson, Robert Gaffney, Michael Gibson, Jennifer Hermansky, David Hirson, Jose E. LaTour, Daniel B. Lundy, Brandon Meyer, Elizabeth Peng, John Roth and Joseph Whalen

The book outline is as follows:

I. For Immigration Attorneys

  • Structuring and Market Planning for EB-5 Regional Centers and Their Projects by Jose Latour

  • Building Your I-924 Submission Package by Brandon Meyer

  • How to Lawfully Advise Your Clients About Regional Center Choices by John Roth

  • Advising Investors: Pre- Post-I-526 approval by Laura Danielson

  • Tax Counseling for EB-5 Investor Clients Before and After Immigrating to the U.S. by David Hirson

  • Practice Pointers: I-526 Petitions by Paul Ruby

  • Practical Approaches to Lawful Source of Funds Issues by Robert Gaffney

  • Country-Specific Issues: How to Successfully Represent Chinese Investors in EB-5 Investments by Elizabeth Peng

  • I-829 Practice Pointer: Removing Your Investor's Conditions by Jennifer Hermansky

  • The Future of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program from the Perspective of an Immigration Lawyer, or Past Performance is Not Indicative of Future Results by Daniel B. Lundy

II. The EB-5 Program For Regional Centers, Project Developers and Investors by Phil Cohen

  • Section 1: EB-5 Program Overview

  • Section 2: Key Logistical & Legal Issues

  • Section 3: Groundwork Before Getting Started

  • Section 4: Your EB-5 Team

  • Section 5: Getting to Work on Building Your I-924 Submission Package

  • Section 6: Positioning and Marketing to Foreign Investors

  • Section 7: Admitting Investors

  • Section 8: Financial Overview

  • Section 9: The Direct/ Individual Investor EB-5 Option

  • Section 10: Keeping Up to Date

  • Glossary

  • EB-5 Resources

  • Appendix A: Compendium of Instructions and USCIS Requirements

  • for I-924

  • Appendix B: Precedent Decisions

  • Appendix C: Sample Letter to Economists

III. Resource Materials

  • Comprehensive Resource Materials

    • Federal Regulations

    • Relevant Statutes

    • Precedent Decisions

    • Government Memoranda

    • Forms and Instructions

Part IV: CD-ROM Resource Materials

  • Statutes

  • Regulations

  • Federal Court Cases

  • BIA Cases

  • Forms

  • Memoranda

  • Web Links

  • Articles from ILW.COM

  • Miscellaneous

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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 Please attach to your application a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample, in Word or Adobe format only.

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event

Webinar – Tuesday, November 13, 2012 – 2:00pm (EST) – USCIS is pleased to invite all interested individuals to participate in “E-Verify ‘Employee Rights’” Webinar. Participants will get an overview of employee rights and anti-discrimination provisions during the E-Verify and Form I-9 employment eligibility verification processes. To attend, use ATT Connect. TO set up ATT Connect, please visit No pre-registration is required. For questions and more information, please call 1-888-464-4218

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