Comment: Various Items


Today's edition of Immigration Daily contains many items of interest. Read article on USCIS Form I-924; blog postings on immigrant of the day, Incarceration of pregnant mothers and border children; news item from CRS on Aliens' Right to Counsel. Also find the top immigration news headlines and job vacancies in multiple locations. Share your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.








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Article: Another Potential Use for USCIS Form I-924: How About as an Exemplar I-829 for Materially Changed Projects? By Joseph P. Whalen



"http://blog.ilw.com/gregsiskind/2014/07/25/immigrant-of-the-day-murray-shusterman-lawyer/">
Blogging: Immigrant of the Day: Murray Shusterman - Lawyer By Greg Siskind




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Blogging: Obama Admin is Locking up Pregnant Moms Despite Policy Against it
By Matthew Kolken



"http://blogs.ilw.com/entry.php?8167-New-York-Officials-Support-Border-Children-s-Best-Interest-Rights-By-Roger-Algase">
Blogging: New York Officials Support Border Children's Best Interest Rights. By Roger Algase



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News: CRS Report on Aliens' Right to Counsel in Removal Proceedings: In Brief








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Headline:

California Gov. Jerry Brown Will Meet With Mexican President To Talk Immigration Click here


Headline:

On the Fence: Children, Gridlock and Immigration Reform in the Aloha State Click here


Headline:

Near US-Mexico border, working to identify immigrants buried in unmarked graves Click here


Headline:

Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help solve migrant crisis Republican American Click here


Headline:

New House Whip vows to stay in Washington until Congress has immigration plan Click here


Headline:

Obama's planned executive action on immigration is his 2014 midterm strategy Click here


Headline:

More Americans Will Support Impeachment if Obama Lawlessly Enacts Another Executive Amnesty Click here










Help Wanted: Immigration paralegal


Florham Park, NJ and Philadelphia, PA - Greenberg Traurig, a
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Position Summary: The EB-5 Paralegal team will assist attorneys
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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

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premier law firm, currently has openings in its Philadelphia, PA
and Florham Park, NJ offices for mid to senior level business
immigration paralegals. The position is full-time. When applying,
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competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.
Position Summary: This position is primarily responsible for
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Prior Experience: Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 3
years' experience preparing nonimmigrant and immigrant visa
petitions. Proficiency with Windows-based software and Microsoft
Word, Excel and Outlook is required. Bachelor's degree is
required.





Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Santa Clara, CA - Fragomen, the largest corporate immigration
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Other responsibilities include overseeing activities directly
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