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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:



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


  • What their expectations of EB-5 consist of


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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Long Island City, NY - Immigration Law Firm is seeking an Associate Immigration 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. 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. Attorney will also research and draft complex Request for Evidence responses and Motions to Reopen/Reconsider to USCIS. Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience and will manage his/her own caseload. Please send resume and salary requirements to sgomez@usmanahmad.com and use "ILW.com Classified Response" as the subject line.





Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals

Washington, DC - Immigration group with Polsinelli, a national
AMLAW 100 firm is seeking paralegals in its DC office. Duties include assisting in Form I-9 audits; working in proprietary worksite database; managing large volume of clients; tracking status of filings and documentation needed in case management system; assisting Partners 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 electronic 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. Attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and manager deadlines is also critical. BS or BA degree and Paralegal Certificate required. Immigration compliance a plus, but will train. Salary commensurate to experience. Please send
resumes to Heather Haynes at
hhaynes@polsinelli.com



Help Wanted: Immigration Professional

Law Firm is seeking a 3L with knowledge of immigration law and immigration issues to write content pages for the firm's website. Hourly pay with possible future opportunity after graduation. Please send resume and writing sample to ALubiner@LSLawyers.com




Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Multiple Locations - US business immigration specialists at Egan, LLP are seeking an Associate Lawyer to manage multiple and challenging U.S. business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for their diverse clients. The US Business Immigration Attorneys at Egan LLP, a law firm allied with Ernst & Young LLP (EY), help our clients address the challenges associated with managing today's globally mobile workforce. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate. Responsibilities include demonstrating a solid understanding of U.S. business immigration law and effectively applying this knowledge to client situations, preparing and submitting non-immigrant, immigrant, and PERM applications in a high volume environment, facilitating the legal movement of employees across borders for business travel, and managing law clerks and other client service team members. Ideal candidate will have a JD along with admission to any U.S. state bar, 3+ years of business immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-volume H/L NIV and PERM filings, and excellent managerial, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills. Please send your resume to alexa.bostock@ca.ey.com. Ernst & Young is committed to diversity and equality.



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals

Ridgewood, NJ - Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, P.C. has an
immediate opening for two (2) Immigration Paralegals. These positions will
participate in all aspects of the firm's Business and Family Immigration
practice, including assisting in the management of client relationships,
case review and analysis, preparing and filing employment-based
nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions, including PERM processing, and serving as a primary contact to numerous clients. Ideal candidate will be able to successfully multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Must be able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally, and be able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative
solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. Must be able to manage
one's own time and the time of others. Entry Level applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree and have 1+ years of immigration experience. Salary is commensurate with experience. EOE.
Please send resumes and letter of interest and salary requirements to
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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

New York, NY - Immigration Law Firm is seeking a Business Immigration Attorney. Position will handle full range of immigrant and nonimmigrant employment based matters. Attorney will prepare, file, and monitor status of NIV and IV petitions for corporate and individual clients including PERM, H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, J-1, E-1/2, B-1/2, etc. Attorney will also research and draft complex Request for Evidence responses and Motions to Reopen/Reconsider to USCIS/DOL; in addition, attorney will update and maintain case files via LawLogix. Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience and will manage own caseload. Please send resumes to administrator@ppid.com



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