Comment: House Passes H.R. 3009


Today's edition of Immigration Daily contains many items of interest. See two news items and a blogging about H.R. 3009. Also find articles on whether Immigration causes crime and about 3-year work permits being recalled.




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Article: By the Numbers: Does Immigration Cause Crime? By Alex Nowrasteh



Article: Some 3-Year Work Permits Being Recalled by USCIS. By Patrick Taurel







Blogging: Ranking Democrat's Statement on Sanctuary Cities Bill. By Matthew Kolken




Blogging: Green Card does not Always have a Signature. By Bruce Buchanan




Blogging: Lawyers vs. Clients. By Jason Dzubow







News: H.R. 3009: Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act



News: H R 3009 - RECORDED VOTE




News: CBP Completes Phase II of the Body-Worn Camera Feasibility Study










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Headline: U.S. House bars funding for 'sanctuary' cities for immigrants Click here

Headline: Undocumented Single Mom Nan-Hui Jo Released by US Immigration Click here

Headline: Obama administration policy shift could 'substantially transform' immigration system, lower deportations Click here

Headline: Democrats are now calling a new immigration bill 'The Donald Trump Act'Click here

Headline: Report: 87 Percent Of Illegal Immigrants To Remain In U.S. Click here









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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. EB-5 experience is a plus as this position will have some EB-5 related duties. 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! 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. Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Mary Ellen Dolan at dolanm@gtlaw.com.



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