Comment: Top Links June 2013

Every month, we feature the most accessed links by our readers in the previous month. Please find the most accessed articles or bloggings, and news items for June 2013:


Top Five May Immigration Daily Articles:



Top Five May Immigration Daily News Items:











Article: Are We at the Dawn of the Golden Era of EB-5? by H. Ronald Klasko


Blogging: Jeb Bush Tries to Talk Ethnic Sense About Immigration Reform to the Republicans. Will They Listen? by Roger Algase


Blogging: USCIS Will be Using Employee E-Mail Address in Case of TNC by Bruce Buchanan


News: USCIS Redesigns Replacement Citizenship and Naturalization Certificates


News: USCIS Releases Implementation of the Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA









Focus: The EB-5 Book - 2nd Edition

ILW.com is pleased to announce the 2nd Edition of The EB-5 Book. The editors are Matt Gordon and Joseph Whalen. Articles by Laura Danielson, Robert Gaffney,Jennifer Hermansky, David Hirson, Jose E. LaTour, Daniel B. Lundy, Brandon Meyer, Elizabeth Peng, John Roth, and Paul Ruby. Pre-Publication orders are now being accepted. The outline is as follows:



  • I. Articles on EB-5





    • Introduction By: Matt Gordon

    • Practical Approaches to Lawful Source of Funds Issues By Robert P. Gaffney

    • I-526 Petitions Practice Pointers by Paul Ruby

    • How to Successfully Represent Chinese Investors in EB-5 Cases By Elizabeth Peng

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

    • EB-5 Issues: The Investors by Joseph Whalen

    • The EB-5 Attorney as Financial Adviser: A Practical Guide By John Roth

    • Advising Investors (pre-I-526 and post-I-526 approval) By Laura Danielson

    • EB-5 Issues: The Investment By Joseph Whalen

    • Structuring and Market Planning for EB-5 Regional Centers and Their Projects By José E. Latour

    • Building Your I-924 Submission Package by Brandon Meyer

    • EB-5 Issues: Regional Centers By Joseph Whalen

    • Tax Counseling for EB-5 Investor Clients Before and After Immigrating to the US: The Tax Implications of Immigration to High Income and High Net Worth Individuals By David Hirson

    • "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

    • EB-5 Issues: Other Issues By Joseph Whalen



  • II. Resource Material



    • Section 1: Regulations

    • Section 2: Case

    • Section 3:Forms

    • Section 4:Memoranda

    • Section 5:Misc.

    • Section 6:Securities Resource Materials



  • III. CD-Rom Resource Materials


    • Statutes

    • Regulations

    • Federal Court Cases

    • BIA Cases

    • Forms

    • Memorandoa

    • Weblinks

    • Securities Resource Materials

    • Articles from ILW.COM

    • Miscellaneous




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Headline: Immigration bill faces uncertain future in House - Wire Politics - The Sacramento Bee - Mozilla Firefox Click here


Headline: Reid on immigration reform: 'We're a long way from finished' - The Hill's Blog Briefing Room Click here

Headline: Gutierrez warns of 'stalemate' on immigration reform Click here


Headline: Government will review immigration petitions for same-sex couples – CNN Political Ticker Click here


Headline: Jeb Bush urges House to pass immigration bill Click here


Headline: Will immigration reform be the core GOP divide in 2016? Click here


Headline: Jeb Bush and Clint Bolick: A Republican Case for Immigration Reform - Click here


Headline: House Democrats Seek Path To Final Immigration Deal Click here


Headline: Letters of the Week: Jul 1 - Jul 5 Click here


Headline: Commonsense Immigration Reform Will Strengthen Social Security | The White House Click here


Headline: Odd alliance could be key to deal on immigration bill Click here


Headline: Self-Interest Could Sink Immigration Reform | Click here









Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

New York, NY - Goldstein and Lee P.C., with offices in New York and London is now seeking a New York Associate Attorney with 3+ years of experience excludively in business immigration with an emphasis on E, L, and H petitions and applications. Experience in preparing PERM applications required. Preference for candidate with consular experience with emphasis on ineligibilities and waivers. Must be highly organized, with strong work ethic and meticulous attention to detail. Attorney will also do General COnsular work on London office matters. Must be admitted to NY Bar. Send resumes to legal@lorsg.com. Can meet candidate at AILA Conference in San Francisco.











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ComingsNGoings: Law Firm Merger

Stone Grzegorek and Gonzalez, LLP announces its creation as a full-service immigration law firm effective July 1, 2013. The name partners - Lincoln Stone, Kathy Grzegorek, and Josie Gonzalez - have agreed to merge their respective law firms, bringing together under one banner at offices in downtown Los Angeles more than 20 immigration attorneys and 50 staff in total. The law firm includes nationally-renowned experts in numerous immigration practice specialties including investors; entrepreneurs, startups, and emerging businesses; employment-based immigration and PERM; universities, students, researchers, and scholars; artists and entertainment; refugees and asylum; I-9 compliance and worksite enforcementl as well as immigration court proceedings.








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