Comment: Fiscal Benefits of Recent Executive Actions


Today's edition of Immigration Daily contains many items of interest. Read articles about the economic potential of executive actions and about the recent USCIS EB-5 stakeholders engagement; a blog posting on immigration, torture and the shutdown threat. Also find a CRS report on Visa Waiver, the top immigration news headlines and job vacancies in multiple locations. Share your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.







Article: Only the Beginning: The Economic Potential of Executive Action on Immigration. By The Immigration Policy Center (IPC)



Article: Unabridged Op-Ed On Some Questions Raised During USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Engagement-September 10, 2014. By Joseph P. Whalen





Blogging: Overreach? Immigration, Torture and the Shutdown Threat. By Roger Algase




"http://discuss.ilw.com/content.php?3827-News-CRS-Report-on-Visa-Waiver-Program-%282-12-14%29" target="_blank">News: CRS Report on Visa Waiver Program (2/12/14)



"http://discuss.ilw.com/content.php?3828-News-USCIS-Updates-Processing-Times-Information-for-the-Immigrant-Investor-Program-Office-%2812-11-14%29" target="_blank">News: USCIS Updates Processing Times Information for the Immigrant Investor Program Office (12/11/14)















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
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Headline: Unauthorized Immigrant Population Trends for States, Birth Countries and Regions Click here

Headline: The impact of trade and immigration Click here

Headline: Sheriff Joe Arpaio's lawsuit against Obama's immigration order will head to court Dec. 22 Click here

Headline: Jorge Ramos, Sean Hannity Clash Over Immigration Reform Click here

Headline: Senator Hatch sees hope for tech immigration bill in new year Click here









Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Miami, FL - Immigration law firm seeking paralegal with at least 3 years of experience in PERM, as well as H-1B, E-2, L-1 and EB residence petitions. Must have excellent research/writing skills and client follow up. Must be bilingual in Spanish, both verbal and written. Excellent benefits. Email resume and three references to jhart@immigrateusa.com




Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Toronto and Calgary, CA - Egan LLP is currently seeking a Senior Attorney to manage multiple and challenging U.S. business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our diverse clients. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate. 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. Recognized as the #2 World's Most Attractive Employer and one of Canada's top employers, EY and Egan LLP continually strive to be a great place to work. Responsibilities include demonstrating a solid understanding of U.S. business immigration law and preparing and submitting non-immigrant, immigrant, and PERM applications in a high volume environment, owning managing a base of clients and as well as managing attorneys, paralegals and other client service team members. Ideal candidate will have a JD along with admission to any U.S. state bar, five or more years of business immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-volume H/L NIV and PERM filings. EB-5 experience is a plus. To apply, please send your resume to alexa.bostock@ca.ey.com.



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event


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