Comment: The EB-5 Houston Summit -

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

Don't delay, act today! Final Registration Deadline is November 13!

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Tuesday, November 13 is the deadline to sign up for the Thursday, November 15 phone session of "Hot Issues in PERM" with Joel Stewart, Robert Banta, Rami Fakhoury, Matt Morse, Kiran Vairale-Mumtaz, Michael Piston, Edwin R. Rubin, Larry Rudnick, Rohit Turkhud, David Ware, and others to be announced. The curriculum is as follows

  • Occupations
  • Employment Qualifications
  • Education Equivalencies
  • Indian Diplomas
  • Agencies, Experts
  • Student Advisors

Tuesday, November 13 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: here.

Fax form: here.

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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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