Comment: Extensive Directory of Immigration Forms

The Forms section is one of the most visited sections of the ILW.COM website. It contains over 200 immigration forms from various agencies such as USCIS, DOS, EOIR, DOL, and IRS. Many of the forms are filable for your convenience. To visit the section, please see here.








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Blogging: Is EB-5 the Right Choice for your Capital Stack? By Lauren A. Cohen, Esq.


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Focus: The Removal Book

ILW.com is pleased to announce the newest edition of The Removal Book at a discounted price! The Editor is Priscillia Suntoso and Authors include Nadeen Aljijakli, Josh Bardavid, Philip Eichorn, Aga Haupt, Lauren Kosseff, Matthew Kriezelman, Michelle Mendez, Lory Rosenberg, Jason Schaffer and Kimberly Sutton. The curriculum is as follows:


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Chapter 3: Grounds of Inadmissibility

Chapter 4: Contesting Removability

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Chapter 6: Waivers of Inadmissibility and Deportability in Removal Proceedings

Chapter 7: Section 212(c) Relief and Cancellation of Removal for Lawful Permanent Residents

Chapter 8: Cancellation and Suspension for Non-Permanent Resident Aliens

Chapter 9: Asylum: Withholding of Removal and Protection Under the Convention Against Torture

Chapter 10: Voluntary Departure

Chapter 11: Naturalization as a Defense to Removal

Chapter 12: Administrative Review of Removal Orders

Chapter 13: Judicial Review of Removal Orders

Chapter 14: Removal Issues Outside the United States


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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event

January 21, 2015, 9am - 10am, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce will present a webinar on "Executive Action on Immigration: A Guide for Employers." The topic will be presented by a panel of subject mattter experts, who will cover: What does "deferred action" for individuals who are currently undocumented mean for the employers where they are currently working? What improvements relating to high-skilled legal immigration might result from future agency actions? A Q&A will follow. For more information and registration see here.








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