Comment: Seminar Offerings: Physicians, I-9, Consular


Here are our current seminar offerings:



  • Foreign Physician Immigration Options for Experts featuring Jan Pederson (Discussion Leader), Robert Aronson, Joseph Curran, Bruce Hake, Kristen Harris, Dayna Kelly, Jennifer Minear, Greg Siskind, Karen Pollins, and Barry Walker.


  • I-9/E-Verify For Experts featuring Dawn Lurie (Discussion Leader), John Fay, Kevin Lashus, William Mateja, John Torres, Julie Myers Wood, and others to be announced


  • Consular Processing For Experts featuring Ceridwen J. Koski (Discussion Leader), Steven Heller, Miguel Manna, Marcela Mendoza, Chris Musillo, Dilnaz Saleem, and Laurel Scott



Click on the links above to sign up for these seminars. If you miss a session, we will send you a CD of the recording.







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Focus: Engaging Potential EB-5 Investors Abroad

Are you growing weary from raising EB-5 capital in the "Wild, Wild East?" 2014 is here; do not add the burdens of the chaotic Chinese investor market to your New Year Blues! ILW is proud to present an alternative means of capturing the attention of potential EB-5 investors from alternative markets, offering the regional center control and freedom to cultivate relationships at your desired pace and through utility of your own methods.


ILW is inviting US EB-5 Regional Centers to learn more about our newly launched EB-5 Lead Generation Service. We are fully utilizing the power of our capabilities on the web as well as our proprietary relationships that we have formed abroad in order to offer US EB-5 Regional Centers a lead generation service that offers only the highest quality of data related to qualified potential EB-5 investor information.
We offer comprehensive details related to the potential investors' immediate needs regarding EB-5 inquiries which include:



  • Full Name

  • Country of Origin

  • Current Country of Residence

  • Capability of Investing

  • Contact Phone Number

  • Email Address

  • Why they are interested in an EB-5 Investor Visa

  • What their expectations of EB-5 consist of

  • Time frame they are seeking to obtain actual Visa



Leads are populated through our methods of collecting data via utility of our local contacts abroad, email lists we have meticulously refined and cultivated, a fine tuned google campaign we have implemented, and expatriate networks that we are actively speaking with. We are targeting Colombia, Venezuela, South Africa, Nigeria, Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen, Syria, Iran (via UAE), and Pakistan. Leads will be delivered to our clients on a weekly basis over a continuous period of three months. Package pricing is as follows:



  • 10 Qualified EB-5 Investor Leads: $3,000.00

  • 20 Qualified EB-5 Investor Leads: $5,000.00



Each lead given to a client is guaranteed to be unique, meaning not duplicated and exclusively offered to a single client at a one-time, individual basis resulting in a significant mitigation of competition. If you would like to learn more about our service, please do not hesitate to contact us. Call or click! Contact us via phone at 212-545-0818 or by emailing eb5@ilw.com.








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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals

Washington, DC - Immigration group with Polsinelli is seeking paralegals. Duties include assisting in Form I-9 audits, working in database, preparing immigration forms, drafting correspondence, conducting research, maintaining files, maintaining case management system, and communicating with clients. BS or BA degree and Paralegal Certificate required. Immigration compliance a plus, but will train. Ideal candidate will possess attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and meet assigned deadlines. Salary commensurate to experience. Please send resumes to Heather Haynes at hhaynes@polsinelli.com.



Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Los Angeles, CA - Immigration law firm in Studio City is seeking a full time, bilingual (Spanish) associate attorney. The law firm handles a variety of immigration cases, including (but not limited to) Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, provisional waivers, U-Visas, VAWAs, DACAs, SIJS cases, TPS, cases before Immigration Court, the BIA, and the Ninth Circuit. The law firm handles PERM labor certifications and employment based petitions and also works on nonimmigrant business visas such as L Visas, E Visas, etc. Responsibilities include: working with the paralegal team to supervise and facilitate the preparation of immigration packets to be sent to USCIS; preparing evidence and briefs to be sent to the Immigration Court, BIA, and Ninth Circuit; conducting legal research; appearing in Immigration Court on behalf of clients; representing clients in adjustment of status and naturalization interviews; giving consultations and providing potential clients with an assessment of any possible immigration relief available to them. Ideal candidate will have the following experience and skills: experience with types of cases outlined above; experience with the Immigration Court, BIA, and Ninth Circuit; fluency in Spanish and the ability to provide information to clients in Spanish in a way that allows clients to easily understand whether they qualify for any immigration relief; and excellent customer service skills. All resumes and submissions will be treated with strict confidence. Please send resumes to
officeresume2014@gmail.com



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals

Multiple Locations - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an immediate opening for two immigration paralegals. One opening is in the
Chattanooga Office, the second opening is in the Chattanooga, Atlanta or
Nashville office. Candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a
paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program. Spanish
fluency preferred, but not required. Some responsibilities include:
assisting attorney with determining case strategy; managing large volume of
clients and tracking status of filings and documentation needed; gathering
relevant documentation from clients; reviewing extensive case documentation
received; assisting attorney with legal research; assembling and organizing
filings with the government; drafting legal correspondence to the government
and clients for attorney review; preparing appropriate forms for government
agencies, maintaining fully paperless file copies. Ideal candidate will have strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills, including the willingness and ability to work directly with foreign nationals to gather information and documentation. All applicants should
have an aptitude for detail; the ability to work efficiently, and to work under pressure with or without direct supervision. Each candidate must be
able to handle multiple projects at the same time and have excellent
facility with computer systems and the ability to learn and efficiently use
new systems. Candidates must be flexible, have regular attendance and be
willing to work overtime if necessary. Resumes will only be accepted for position posted.
Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity
employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment
and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race,
color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic
information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity
and marital status. To apply, go to www.bakerdonelson.com.



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