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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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 Paralegal


New York, NY. Goldstein & Lee, P.C. with offices in New York and London is seeking a Legal Assistant/Paralegal bilingual in Japanese and English preferably with at least 2 yrs experience in U.S. Business Immigration law for a full time position in New York. Due to increased work with major Japanese companies both in Japan and in the United States, we have an immediate need for a bilingual Legal Assistant/Paralegal. The individual selected will interact with Japanese companies both overseas and in the U.S. Candidates are urged to send their CV/resume directly to Richard Goldstein at Richardgoldstein@goldsteinvisa.com. We will be available to meet interested candidates at the AILA Conference in D.C. between June 14 and 20 or in New York. Reqs: Bachelor's degree. Fluency in Japanese and English. 2 yrs U.S. business immigration experienced preferred



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal


Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is looking for an Immigration Paralegal for its Milwaukee office with at least 1 year of experience in Corporate Immigration, including but not limited to non-immigrant (H-1B, L-1, TN) and immigrant (PERM, I-140, I-485) cases, naturalization filings, and immigration case management. Experience with INSZoom will be beneficial. To be considered, a candidate must have excellent academic credentials. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and transcripts. Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has earned a reputation as a leading broad based business law firm because of our long commitment to delivering results for our clients. With approximately 230 attorneys in several offices in the Midwest, Salt Lake City, Utah and Washington, D.C., and global reach through our membership with LexMundi, we have been twice voted Best Law Firm In Wisconsin according to "Corporate Report Wisconsin", and voted the Go-To Law Firm by Corporate Counsel Magazine 8 years running. With 82 attorneys selected to inclusion in the 2015 "Best Lawyers In America" you will join attorneys whose depth of knowledge and experience fit the needs of our clients. Michael Best & Friedrich is also a Firm focused on community involvement, and a strong commitment to Diversity and Environmental Stewardship. Click here to connect to the online application.



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal


Chicago or Madison, IL. The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP has an opening for an immigration paralegal in our Chicago or Madison offices. Responsibilities include creating drafts, revisions, preparing detailed forms, documents, letters, exhibits, and other related materials as needed for primarily employment-based immigration processes. Ideal candidate must have 2-5 years of in-depth business immigration experience. Candidates should have specific experience with preparing PERM Labor Certifications, H-1Bs, and L-1s. Bachelor's degree required. Excellent organizational, communications (oral & written), and analytical skills required. Experience with immigration case management systems preferred. If you are interested in applying, please e-mail your resume along with salary history to: staffrecruiting@quarles.com. Equal Opportunity Employer




Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Milwaukee, WI. Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is looking for an Immigration Staff Attorney for its Milwaukee office with at least 1 year of experience in Corporate Immigration, including but not limited to non-immigrant (H-1B, L-1, TN) and immigrant (PERM, I-140, I-485) cases, naturalization filings, and immigration case management. Experience with INSZoom will be beneficial. To be considered, a candidate must have excellent academic credentials. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and transcripts. Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has earned a reputation as a leading broad based business law firm because of our long commitment to delivering results for our clients. With approximately 230 attorneys in several offices in the Midwest, Salt Lake City, Utah and Washington, D.C., and global reach through our membership with LexMundi, we have been twice voted Best Law Firm In Wisconsin according to "Corporate Report Wisconsin", and voted the Go-To Law Firm by Corporate Counsel Magazine 8 years running. With 82 attorneys selected to inclusion in the 2015 "Best Lawyers In America" you will join attorneys whose depth of knowledge and experience fit the needs of our clients. Michael Best & Friedrich is also a Firm focused on community involvement, and a strong commitment to Diversity and Environmental Stewardship. Click here to connect to the online application.



Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Los Angeles, CA. Law firm has an immediate opening for a full-time, California attorney with at least 2 or more years of experience in the legal field. This is a good opportunity for someone who wants to learn and grow with our company. In addition to practicing immigration law, the candidate should be willing to learn and practice personal injury, business, or family law. Candidate should be familiar some of the following areas of immigration: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, EB-5, H1B, E2, L1, Removals, and more. Work Hours: Monday through Friday. To apply, please e-mail us at mwlaw28@gmail.com with your cover letter, resume, and expected salary. Thank you.



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal


Newark, NJ. Proskauer Rose LLP seeks candidate with advanced writing skills to join our team of professionals. The position requires quality writing skills to address RFE's, O-1's, L-1B, L-1A, Es, Perms and other writing intensive case-work. The right candidate will have a BA degree and 1 to 5 years. of related experience. We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package and opportunities to expand and grow your skill set. If you are interested, please email a resume and cover letter to: ccates@proskauer.com.













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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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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event


June 19, 2015, 2pm (Eastern). The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) will hold a teleconference and webinar providing a general overview of EOIR's recognition and accreditation program. This event is intended to educate interested parties about the process for obtaining recognition for an organization and accreditation for individuals. To RSVP for the meeting, please contact Lauren Alder Reid, Counsel for Legislative and Public Affairs at 703-305-0289 or email PAO.EOIR@usdoj.gov by noon on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. EOIR will send call-in and web access information on Thursday, June 18, to those who RSVP.







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