Comment: Top Links August 2014

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"http://discuss.ilw.com/content.php?3470-Article-Do-We-Really-Have-To-Wait-For-GODOT-A-Legal-Basis-For-Early-Filing-Of-An-Adjustment-Of-Status-Application-By-Gary-Endelman-and-Cyrus-D-Mehta">Article: Do We Really Have To Wait For GODOT?: A Legal Basis For Early Filing Of An Adjustment Of Status Application By Gary Endelman and Cyrus D. Mehta



"http://blogs.ilw.com/entry.php?8218-Dentists-May-Do-Better-Than-Lawyers-In-Getting-Answers-from-USCIS-By-Roger-Algase">Blogging: Dentists May Do Better Than Lawyers In Getting Answers from USCIS. By Roger Algase




"http://discuss.ilw.com/content.php?3472-News-DHS-Extends-Temporary-Protected-Status-for-Sudan">News: DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status for Sudan



"http://discuss.ilw.com/content.php?3473-News-DHS-Extends-Temporary-Protected-Status-for-South-Sudan">News: DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status for South Sudan








Focus: The Physician Immigration Book - Price Reduced

ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Physician Immigration Book
edited by Robert Aronson. Contributors are: Mary Amundson, Robert
Aronson, Lisa Atkins, Therese Bart, Janice Bianco, Ingrid Brey,
Brian Bruner, Elise Bruner, Jacqueline Bucar, Lisa Claypool,
Kristi Crawford, Karen Dean, Alex Dgebuadze, Robert Divine,
Goldie Domingue, Maria Fritzinger Elias, Eleanor Fitzpatrick,
Roberta Freedman, Kristen Harris, Wendy Hess, Dayna Kelly,
Khorzad Mehta, Jennifer Minear, Bruce Morrison, George Newman,
Elizabeth Neuwirth, Ana Pottratz Acosta, Karen Pollins, Jennell
Prentice, Elizabeth Quinn, Michelle Scimecca, Suzanne Seltzer,
Carl Shusterman, Greg Siskind, Rita Sostrin, Tim Skinner, Sarah
Peterson Strensrud, Margaret Stock, Hamel Vyas, Tracy Wallowicz,
David Ware, Nathan Waxman, Andrew Wizner and Robert
Whitehill.


The book outline is as follows:



  • Introduction

  • The Physician Workforce And Healthcare Realities

  • The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program: Views From The Inside And
    The Outside

  • Starting The Immigration Process: The Art Of The Client
    Intake Process

  • J-1 Waiver Strategy And Practice For Physicians

  • H-1B Temporary Worker Considerations And Strategy For
    Physicians

  • Assessing All Possibilities: Other Nonimmigrant Visa Options
    For Physicians

  • Long Term Options: Permanent Residence And
    Naturalization

  • Compliance Considerations

  • Designing A Better Mousetrap: Some Thoughts On Legislative
    Reform




For more info on The Physician Immigration Book and to
order:

Online: Click
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Headline:
Immigration Isn't Just America's Problem: Can We Learn From Europe? Click here

Headline:
An American underclass Click here

Headline:
Honduran Authorities, U.S. Lawmakers Talk About Child Immigration Click here

Headline:
Immigration Policy by Executive Fiat Click here

Headline:
Why Obama Won't Act on Immigration Click here

Headline:
"Immigration Rights" - What Are They? Click here

Headline:
With eye on midterms, Obama tries to rally the labor troops Click here

Headline:
Obama Plugs 'Immigration Rights' in Labor Day Address Click here









Help Wanted: Immigration Professional

New York, NY - Individual sought to prepare H-1B visa petitions and RFE responses; E-3, O-1, TN; DSO (F-1) and ARO (J-1) visa responsibilities through SEVIS. Work with counsel on PERM petitions, assist in preparing Outstanding Researcher petitions. Train/supervise junior staff. Assist Director with audits and data reporting. Troubleshoot, analyze, and establish case strategy and communicate with employees regarding visa status including consular processing; Maintain working knowledge of current USCIS, DOS, DOL trends, issues and developments. Bachelor's degree in English, history, political science, or other majors that require persuasive writing and analytic thinking strongly preferred. Prior experience in corporate immigration or academic institution strongly preferred. 3-5 year experience required including with RFEs. The ideal candidate will be flexible, innovative and creative, with high energy, detail oriented with excellent organization skills, work within a "team" based approach, be able to instruct and teach other team members, be able to work in strict time constraints, have demonstrated ability to effectively manage a high volume case load, prioritize and multitask with minimum supervision and be knowledgeable in MS Office, Immigration Tracker, SEVIS. Must be USC/GC. Mount Sinai Health System--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer. Email Hamel Vyas hamel.vyas@mountsinai.org.



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Philadelphia, PA - Greenberg Traurig, a global law firm, is currently seeking several college graduate paralegals for the Immigration Practice group of our Florham Park, NJ and Philadelphia, PA offices. The positions are temporary with the possibility of future employment. When applying, please submit your CV/resume and a writing sample to kalmykovk@gtlaw.com. Position Summary: The EB-5 Paralegal team will assist attorneys with complex investor visa cases.Duties & Responsibilities: Job duties are as follows: (1) review of financial documents, including tax returns, financial statement, preparation of reports that will be submitted to the federal government, and banking records; (2) audit of money trails from abroad to the United States; and (3) case management. Skills & Competencies: Qualified applicants will be detailed-oriented, have the ability to perform thorough document review, and have excellent writing skills. Qualifications & Prior Experience: Position requirements include: a Bachelor's Degree and strong academic credentials. No prior paralegal or EB-5 investor visa experience required. We will train. Employment or academic background in finance, accounting, business, legal studies or a related field is helpful. Second language proficiency, particularly in Mandarin, is a plus but not required. Proficiency with Windows-based software and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is required.



Help Wanted: U.S. Immigration Attorney

Toronto, ON - KPMG Law LLP, a law firm affiliated with KPMG LLP is a Toronto based immigration law firm providing corporate Canadian, U.S. and Global immigration services. Our law firm offers an award-winning work environment, challenging career development programs, global opportunities, and the chance to work with some of the best and brightest people.
We are seeking an experienced and energetic U.S. Immigration Attorney to grow with our practice. We are interested in speaking to you if you are: Looking for a new and exciting opportunity within an established and prominent practice; Eager in taking the initiative to expand your leadership skills and knowledge in a dynamic learning environment; Comfortable with providing comprehensive hands on advice and assistance with NIV and IV matters including H-1B, L-1, TN, E-1/2, J-1, O-1, B-1/2, PERM, immigrant petitions, consular processing as well as advising on compliance and related matters, compliance issues and audits; Interested in providing strong client service and being part of our innovative immigration solutions team. The successful candidate will possess a JD, admission to any U.S. state bar and at least 3 years of post-call U.S. corporate immigration experience. To learn more, please visit our website here: KPMG.ca - KPMG Law Career Opportunity.




Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Raleigh, NC - As one of the nation's largest labor and employment law firms, Ogletree Deakins represents employers in a broad range of workplace matters. Our clients include more than half of the Fortune 50 corporations, and some of North Carolina's largest employers. Our immigration practice group employs over 46 immigration attorneys and over 85 paraprofessionals. Our Raleigh office has an opportunity for an immigration paralegal to join the firm's expanding practice. We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm. Duties will include preparation and filing of petitions, H-1B visa applications and labor certification applications. Our outstanding paralegals also compile and analyze case facts, draft correspondence, maintain and organize client documentation and have direct contact with multiple employees. Ideal candidates should possess strong writing skills, strong proficiency with MS Word, Outlook, and a document management system, excellent attention to detail, be able to multi-task and work independently toward team goals. Outstanding case management and organizational skills are required. To apply for this position, please email your resume to Vanessa Russell at
vanessa.russell@ogletreedeakins.com with "RALEIGH IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL" in the subject line.



Chinese EB-5 Marketing

EB-5 Supermarket is one of the top Chinese media and marketing companies that specializes in the EB-5 immigrant investment market. It is a direct gateway between the U.S. EB-5 project developers, EB-5 Regional centers, EB-5 professionals, U.S. immigration attorneys, Chinese immigration agencies and Chinese investors in China. If you are planning to promote your EB-5 projects or services to China market, EB-5 Supermarket is the only one you need to talk with. We offer an one-stop marketing plan for doing business in China, including bilingual marketing collateral, online/offline national promotion, interpretation and coordination with your authorized Chinese immigration agencies, brokers and other services provider to promote your investment projects in China. Moreover, our top-notch marketing team as well as the strong network in China will bring you unbelievable value. Our special working process will condense all the advantages and deliver the highlights of your project in the most effective and efficient way! Please contact us contact our Chicago office at (630)701-6163 or Email: eb5supermarket@gmail.com Website:
http://www.eb5supermarket.com/index.php/lianxiwomen.







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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading

"Neither Here nor There: A First Generation Immigrant in Search of American Exceptionalism" by Frans H. Jager - Castnet Corp.; First Edition edition (August 16, 2014), 286 pages Paperback, ISBN: 0692209778, $14.77 - http://www.amazon.com/Neither-Here-nor-There-Exceptionalism/dp/0692209778.







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