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.









Article: China EB-5 Cutoff Date Established May 1, 2015-Does The Derivative Child Beneficiary Have To Take Steps Before May 1, 2015 To Freeze The Child's Age? If So, What Steps Must Be Taken? By Bernard Wolfsdorf, Esq.



Article: Testing, Testing, One-Two-Three. By Joseph P. Whalen





Blogging: USCIS myE-Verify Now Available Nationwide. By Bruce Buchanan



Bloggings By Roger Algase: Europe's Inhumanity Toward Mediterranean Refugees Becomes Worse; Girl Happy to be Back In Mexico After Being Forcibly Sent to US



Blogging: Refugees Come to America--To Sing! By Jason Dzubow







News: SEVIS Asks Students to Contact USCIS for H-1B Petition Inquiries











Focus: The Nurse Immigration Book


Shipping Now! ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Nurse Immigration Book. The table of contents of this book edited by Joseph Curran and Daniel Berger is as follows:





I. FOREWORD: Why A Nurse Immigration Book? By William Stock





II. PREPARING AN IMMIGRATION CASE: H-1 Visas For Nurses By Greg Siskind and Esther Fridman; TN Status For Nurses By Christopher Wendt; Practice Pointers for Presenting TN Applications By Leslie Holman; An Outline Of A Typical Nurse Case, Including Consular Processing By Joseph Curran; Adjustment Of Status For Professional Nurses By Sylvia Boecker; Building International Bridges By Commission On Graduates Of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS International); Tips For Staffing Companies In Planning Their Posting Strategies By Ronald Nair; Licensure: US State Licenses For International Nurses By Patrick Curran; Immigration Basics For Allied Professional Healthcare Workers By Christopher Musillo; Managing Or Achieving Expectations: The Key To Success By Michael Hammond.





III. UNDERSTANDING THE NURSING CRISIS: Global Issues In Nurse Recruitment By Joseph Curran; The Nurse Shortage: Why It Matters By Carl Shusterman; Deadly Consequences: The Hidden Impact Of America's Nursing Shortage By Stuart Anderson; Aiding And Abetting - Nursing Crises At Home And Abroad By Sreekanth Chagaturu and Snigdha Vallabhaneni; US Visa Policy Competition For International Scholars, Scientists And Skilled Workers By Phyllis Farrell Norman; Better Late Than Never: Workforce Supply Implications Of Later Entry Into Nursing By David Auerbach, Peter Buerhaus and Douglas Staiger





IV. RECRUITING AND RETAINING NURSES: The Business Of Nurse Immigration By Mireille Kingma; Recruitment Of Workers In The Philippines: Playing Ball With The POEA By Ronald Nair; Successful International Nurse Recruiting By C. Philip Slaton; Nurse Assimilation By Yvette Mooney; Hospitals' Responses To Nurse Staffing Shortages By Jessica May, Gloria Bazzoli and Anneliese Gerland; Nurse Perspectives Of The Migration Experience By Mariah Rutherford-Olds





V. AFTERWORD: Musings After 2 Decades In Nurse Immigration By James David Acoba





VI. ESSENTIAL REFERENCE MATERIAL: Includes relevant sections of INA, CFR, OI, AFM, FAM and critical USCIS & DoL Memoranda.





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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.






Alina Antonetti, Attorney at Law. Brief Writing Services for Immigration Attorneys. Includes briefs to the bench, the BIA and Federal Circuit Courts, as well as RFEs, NOIDs and other matters to USCIS, and AAO. Briefs are tailor made to each client. Lawyers are my only clients. Over 550 briefs written in the past 14 years. Law Review Editor and Cum Laude graduate from the University of Miami. Website: www.antonetti-law.net. Email: info@antonetti-law.net.



DNA Testing

With over a decade of experience and access to over 5000 collection centers nationwide, DNA Lab Center is one of the leaders in the DNA testing industry. All DNA Tests performed are accredited by the A.A.B.B. (the American Association of Blood Banks) and within the guidelines set forth by the DHS. Our reports are accepted by the Consular Section at the embassy, the U.S.C.I.S., and American Citizen Services offices. Every sample collection performed follows a strict chain-of-custody allowing the results to be notarized and court admissible. Using the most advanced technology in the industry, DNA Lab Center is able to reach 99.9 % accuracy on each test we perform. DNA Lab Center will coordinate shipping the DNA collection kit(s) to the embassy requesting the test and will also provide all contact information to embassy personnel for scheduling the beneficiary's appointment. You can be confident your clients will receive the utmost care, consideration, and confidentiality throughout this process. English, Spanish, French and Hebrew spoken. Contact: 866-940-4DNA, 866-720-3550, 718-940-4DNA, info@dnalabcenter.com Website: http://www.dnalabcenter.com.

















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The Right of an Alien to Be Protected Against Arbitrary Expulsion in International Law by Julia Wojnowska-radzinskas - Martinus Nijhoff (April 13, 2015) - Hardcover, ISBN: 9004265430, $162.00 - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/9004265430







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