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Article: Alien's Status During Appeal Of I-485 by Joseph Whalen

Article: Lawyers Need The 'Write Stuff' Now More Than Ever by Ed Poll

Bloggings: New Bill Calling for 55,000 More STEM Visas by Danielle Beach-Oswald

Bloggings: Somali Woman Wins Nansen Refugee Award by Jason Dzubow

Bloggings: Realizing Liberty: The Use of International Human Rights Law to Realign Immigration Detention in the United States by Matthew Kolken

News: CBP Acknowledges Backlog In Form I-94 Data Entry

News: DOS Issues Press Release On Recently Released Report With DHS

News: DOS And DHS Release Report Of Suggested Improvements To Visa Processing And Consular Processing

Today's Obama's Childhood Arrivals Promise Graph

Focus: The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers - Early Bird Registration
The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers will be held on Friday, October 12 in Chicago, IL. The curriculum is as follows:

Morning Session For Investor's Counsel

  • Lawfully Advising on Project Choices
  • 526 Petitions and Source of Funds Issues
  • 829 Petitions and Documenting Job Creation
  • Ethical Considerations in EB-5 Practice (1.0 EPR Credit)
Lunch Presentation

Afternoon Session For Regional Centers and Regional Center Counsel Economist Panel

  • Economist Issues: TEAs, Job Creation Models, Tenant Occupancy Issues
  • Marketing Projects in Compliance with U.S. Securities Law
  • Developing the 924 Petition
  • Projects, Project Selection and Marketing Experiences From an Established Regional Center I
  • Projects, Project Selection and Marketing Experiences From an Established Regional Center II
  • Legally and Effectively Marketing Projects Domestically and Abroad

For details on curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information, please see: For the fax form, see here. Don't delay, act today! This offer is available only until September 24!

Headline: Congress looks to increase number of highly skilled immigrants
Headline: Deportation deferral program not a permanent fix
Headline: Arizona Immigration Law Protested After 'Show Me Your Papers' Provision Takes Effect
Headline: Immigration Officials Suspend Enforcement Program in North Carolina County
Headline: Texas Town's Ban on Rentals to Undocumented Immigrants Gets Second Hearing
Headline: Judge rules that Arizona police can check immigration status
Headline: The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers Chicago, Illinois: Friday October 12, 2012 - 8:30 am-7:30 pm
Headline: Legal Education: Workshops: The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers
Headline: The value of immigrant-owned small businesses to the economy
Headline: Sept 19 - No Health Care For DACA Beneficiaries
Headline: Arizona Immigration Law Spurs Education Campaign
Headline: Q: Immigration issues. Please tell me how important it will be in your vote for President. (Among registered voters)

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Help Wanted: Immigration Specialist
Toronto, CA - Egan LLP is seeking a Senior Law Clerk to support the team of immigration attorneys in multiple and challenging US business immigration engagements, as well as to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for the firm's diverse clientele. The ideal candidate must have 5+ years of US business immigration experience, be highly organized, have strong attention to details and be able to communicate effectively. For more information, please visit or contact Kristen Jang at

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Toronto, CA - Egan LLP is seeking an Associate Lawyer to manage multiple US Business Immigration services including obtaining both immigrant and non-immigrant status and visas as well as providing a range of US immigration advisory services for employees and their employers. The ideal candidate must have JD along with admission to any US State Bar, 3+ years of Business Immigration experience with emphasis on high-volume H/L NIV and PERM filings; excellent managerial, organizational, verbal and written communication skills. For more information, please visit or contact Lisa Chow at

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - Mid-size Immigration Law Firm is seeking an experienced Immigration Attorney. Ideal candidate must have 2+ years of experience in immigration law including handling PERM Cases, H1-B & NIV; must be highly organized, detailed oriented, be able to work independently and as a team and handle high volume case loads, must have excellent writing and strong communication skills. We offer competitive salary and benefits. For immediate consideration please email resume, cover letter, legal writing sample and salary requirement to

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ComingsNGoing: Immigration Event
Teleconference - September 28, 2012 - 12:30pm (EST) - USCIS Vermont Service Center is pleased to invite all interested individuals to participate in teleconference with Q&A session to discuss I-360 VAWA cases and T & U visa cases. During this session, the VSC VAWA staff will provide overviews, provide an update on the process and address questions and concerns. To participate, please call 1-800-369-1872 , Passcode: VISA

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