Comment: Various Items
Today's edition of Immigration Daily contains many items of interest. See an article on "no deference" regional centers; blog postings on children deportation and a lawsuit against Obama Admin for violating constitutional rights of mothers and children; CRS report on asylum policies for unaccompanied children. Also find the top immigration news headlines and job vacancies in multiple locations. Share your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.

Article: I Was Afraid Of This Happening: "No Deference" Regional Centers That Do Not Deliver Desired I-526 Approvals By Joseph P. Whalen

Blogging: Deportations of Children Detained in Inhuman Conditions Continue. By Roger Algase

Blogging: Obama Admin Sued for Violating Constitutional Rights of Mothers and Children By Matthew Kolken

News: CRS Report on Asylum Policies for Unaccompanied Children Compared with Expedited Removal Policies for Unauthorized Adults: In Brief

Focus: Forming and Operating an EB-5 Regional Center Book
Shipping Now! ILW.COM is pleased to announce a new book - Forming and Operating An EB-5 Regional Center: A Guide For Developers and Business Innovators. The lead Editor for this book is Angelo A. Paparelli and the Associate Editor is L. Batya Schwartz Ehrens. Contributing Authors are Louann Bronstein, Laura Danielson, Michael Dunn, Adam Gale, Steve Ganis, Sherman Golden, Matt Gordon, Doug Hauer, Mark Katzoff, Robert F. Loughran, Brandon Meyer, John Neill, John Roth, Reid Thomas, Greg White, and Ben Zou.
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Headline: Vacation over, advocates expect Obama to act on immigration Click here
Headline: As Obama returns, advocates look for executive action Click here
Headline: The Child Immigration Crisis: Immigrants or Refugees? Click here
Headline: Why Obama shouldn't act alone on immigration Click here
Headline: As Obama returns, advocates look for executive action Click here
Headline: Who Cares What Economists Say About Immigration Click here
Headline: Rand Paul's latest cowardice: There's a reason why he runs away from immigration policy Click here
Headline: A Solution For Workers And Executives Stuck In Immigration Limbo Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Toronto, ON - KPMG Law LLP, a law firm affiliated with KPMG LLP. Our firm offers an award-winning work environment, challenging career development programs, global opportunities, and the chance to work with some of the best and brightest people. We are seeking an experienced and energetic U.S. immigration attorney grow with us in our Toronto practice. We are interested in speaking to you if you are: Looking for a new and exciting opportunity within established and prominent practice; Taking the initiative in expanding your leadership skills and knowledge in a dynamic learning environment; Comfortable with providing comprehensive hands on advice and assistance with 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, compliance issues and audits; Interested in strong client service and being a part of our immigration solutions. Require JD and admission to any U.S. state bar and at least 3 years of post-call U.S. corporate immigration experience. To learn more, please visit our website here: KPMG.ca - KPMG Law Career Opportunity.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Raleigh, NC - As one of the nation's largest labor and employment law firms, Ogletree Deakins represents employers in a broad range of workplace matters. Our clients include more than half of the Fortune 50 corporations, and some of North Carolina's largest employers. Our immigration practice group employs over 46 immigration attorneys and over 85 paraprofessionals. Our Raleigh office has an opportunity for an immigration paralegal to join the firm's expanding practice. We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm. Duties will include preparation and filing of petitions, H-1B visa applications and labor certification applications. Our outstanding paralegals also compile and analyze case facts, draft correspondence, maintain and organize client documentation and have direct contact with multiple employees. Ideal candidates should possess strong writing skills, strong proficiency with MS Word, Outlook, and a document management system, excellent attention to detail, be able to multi-task and work independently toward team goals. Outstanding case management and organizational skills are required. To apply for this position, please email your resume to Vanessa Russell at vanessa.russell@ogletreedeakins.com with "RALEIGH IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL" in the subject line.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Immigration Law Firm is seeking a Business Immigration Paralegal. Position requires preparing, filing, and monitoring status of NIV and IV petitions for corporate and individual clients including PERM, H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1/EB1, E, J-1, B-1/2, etc. Position will also require researching and drafting complex Request for Evidence responses and Motions to Reopen/Reconsider to USCIS/DOL; must also be able to update and maintain case files via LawLogix. Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience in Business Immigration Law and possess the ability to work independently and with others and must posses excellent writing skills. Please send resumes to administrator@ppid.com.

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, see here.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington DC, August 27, 2014, 10am, The National Press Club will hold a Newsmakers news conference in which (in a rare public forum) two Federal immigration judges will discuss challenges facing immigration courts. This event is open to credentialed media and NPC club members. It is free of charge and no advance registration is required. For more information see here.


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