Comment: Immigration Jobs in New Jersey, California, Texas, and Toronto

The ideal time to start looking for a job is now. Small and large law firms are looking for immigration attorneys, paralegals and professionals. Today, Immigration Daily features job openings in New Jersey, California, Texas, and Toronto



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Focus: The Consular Posts Book 2015-2016 Edition


ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Consular Book 2015-16 edition, coming soon! The editor is Rami D. Fakhoury and contributing authors are Poorvi Chothani, Steven A. Culbreath, Dharamchand Depoo, Marc Ellis, Vic Goel, Edward S. Gudeon, Magdale Labbe Henke, Frederick W. Hong, Christi Hufford, C. Valerie Ibe, Priscilla J. Jones, Noah Klug, Jose E. Latour, Lesa Lawrence, Adam Lee, Mark Levey, Jakob Lipman, Susan Willis McFadden, Christy Nguyen, Claire D. Nilson, Curtis Pierce, Luis A. Pinilla, Jessica L. Rodriguez, Kristina Rost, Emmanuel S. Tipon, Alice Yardum-Hunter. The table of contents is as follows:





PART I. MAJOR CONSULAR POSTS


Chapter 1: Argentina


Chapter 2: Armenia


Chapter 3: Australia


Chapter 4: Brazil


Chapter 5: Canada


Chapter 6: China


Chapter 7: Colombia


Chapter 8: France


Chapter 9: Germany


Chapter 10: Haiti


Chapter 11: India


Chapter 12: Jamaica


Chapter 13: Nigeria


Chapter 14: Philippines


Chapter 15: Taiwan


Chapter 16: Trinidad and Tobago


Chapter 17: United Kingdom


Chapter 18: Vietnam





PART II. THEORY AND PRACTICE


Chapter 1: Introduction


Chapter 2: New Attorney Vulnerabilities in International Practice;


Chapter 3: Trade and Immigration Tightening? NAFTA, WTO, GATS Soup to Nuts


Chapter 4: Tips for Avoiding B-1/B-2 Visa Denials and Correcting other Refusal Issues with the Consul


Chapter 5: The Visa Waiver Program (VWP): Not As Simple and Easy As It Looks


Chapter 6: Non-Immigrant Classes and Their U.S. Tax Obligations


Chapter 7: E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors


Chapter 8: The Consular Role in L-1 Blanket Petitions


Chapter 9: H-1B "Dependent Employees": From Labeling to Lawbreaking


Chapter 10: Temporary Assignment of H-1B Employees to Client Work Sites


Chapter 11: State Department Name-Checks and Security Advisory Opinions (SAOs)


Chapter 12: ICE Data-Mining and Federal Benefits Fraud Task Forces - Send In the Marines: Best Practices to Survive Audits and Task Forces


Chapter 13: What to do if Your Client's Visa is Denied: Visa Office Advisory Opinions


Chapter 14: A Template for Attorney Risk-Assessment





PART III. RESOURCE MATERIALS ON CD-ROM





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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Florham Park, NJ. Greenberg Traurig has an opening in its Florham Park, NJ location for a mid-level business immigration attorney. Qualified candidates should have 3-5 years' experience specifically in business immigration, including extensive experience in non-immigrant and immigrant visas and PERM applications. Additional requirements include excellent client service and communication skills, case management, productivity, well-developed organizational skills and advanced writing and analytical skills. If you would like to work in a fast paced, heavy volume, deadline driven environment alongside a team of experienced immigration attorneys and professionals who are passionate about the practice of Immigration Law, then we want to hear from you! Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Mary Ellen Dolan at dolanm@gtlaw.com. We have all the resources of a large, international law firm while preserving our firm's collegial and collaborative culture. Competitive benefits and compensation package offered. Greenberg Traurig is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney


San Jose, CA or Austin, TX. Graham Adair (www.grahamadair.com) is seeking to fill an opening for an attorney with 5+ years of experience. This role is available at the firm's location in either San Jose, California or Austin, Texas. It requires broad knowledge of employment-based immigration matters. You will work with a team of paralegals and have direct contact with employees, managers, and other professionals. Competitive salary and benefits to the right candidate. Email resume and a letter of interest to info@grahamadair.com.



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal


Business Immigration Paralegal Clerk - Greenberg Traurig has an opening in its Houston, TX location for a paralegal clerk to work in the Business Immigration and Compliance practice group. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of 1-3 years administrative/paralegal experience supporting multiple people in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Prior immigration experience and/or law firm experience is desired. The ideal candidate must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, prioritize their workload and work well under pressure. Ability to meet strict deadlines is essential. Excellent interpersonal, computer, written and verbal communication skills are a must. Proficiency with MS Office suite is required. Responsibilities include: maintaining client files, drafting letters and forms, data entry, updating information and uploading documents into an immigration case management system, processing incoming and outgoing correspondence, entering time, preparing client intakes, answering phones, maintaining calendars, coordinating meetings and travel, and preparing expense reports. This is a hybrid position which consists of non-billable admin duties as well as billable junior paralegal duties. Flexibility to work overtime is a must. Competitive benefits and compensation package offered. Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirement via email to Yolanda Ramirez at ramirezy@gtlaw.com. Greenberg Traurig is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney


Toronto or Calgary, Canada. PricewaterhouseCoopers Immigration Law LLP is an immigration law firm affiliated with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Canada that provides strategic advice in all aspects of Canadian, U.S. and global immigration. PricewaterhouseCoopers Immigration Law LLP is part of PwC's global immigration network with over 1000 people in 128 countries. The Opportunity: US Lawyer, Immigration. Managing the provision of legal services for 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. Must demonstrate a solid understanding of U.S. corporate immigration law, compliance issues and audits, be able to effectively manage law clerks and other client service team members. Require JD and admission to any U.S. state bar and 3 years of U.S. corporate immigration experience. Education, Professional Development & Work Experience: Law Degree; US Bar; 3+ years of US business immigration experience, with a focus on B-1, H-1B, L-1, TN, immigrant petitions and PERM filings; Excellent English verbal and written communication skills are essential, including the ability to relate to people at all levels; Ability to demonstrate analytical and complex problem solving skills within a fast-paced environment; Exceptional client care. Please apply through our website at www.pwc.com/ca/careers.







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Immigration Law Certificate

Classes offered both online and in-person. Master the complex and ever changing maze of immigration policies and regulations with the Immigration Law Studies Certificate Program offered by CUNY's School of Professional Studies. This graduate-level certificate program, consisting of (3) three-credit classes, offers students who complete it a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and processes surrounding the status of immigrants in the US, including family and employment-based immigration and deportation defense. It is designed for individuals working in law firms, companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations where they interact with immigrants and immigrant legal concerns on a regular basis and would therefore benefit from greater knowledge of the laws and regulations surrounding immigration. For more information on class schedules, tuition and fees, course applications and to register,
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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event


April 23, 2015, 2:30pm (ET), Washington, DC.. the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration and The National Interest will hold a hearing on "Eroding the Law and Diverting Taxpayer Resources: An Examination of the Administration's Central American Minors Refugee/Parole Program." Location: Dirksen 226. Presiding: Senator Sessions. For more information see here.







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