Comment: The March 2016 Visa Bulletin is Out!
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News: DOS Releases Visa Bulletin for March 2016

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Focus: Guangzhou - Immigration Abroad Agent Congress
The 5th Annual Immigration Abroad Agent Congress (IAAC) is taking place in Guangzhou, China from April 27th to April 29th at the Hilton Hotel. Over the course of these three days, 500+ attendees will be present to network and exhibit. You are cordially invited to attend as either a Delegate or a Sponsor:

Delegates Package includes: Registration fee, summit materials, conference abstract, lunch, and dinner

Workshop Sponsorship includes: Two attendees, catalogue insertion, QQ Networking, meetings with migration agents, and booth ** Speaking Opportunities are available for the first 2 sponsors**

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
San Francisco, CA. We are actively seeking a dedicated, experienced mid-level Corporate Immigration Attorney to join our firm! This individual will work closely with administrative and legal staff, clients, and Pearl Network Partners in order to support the office and exercises a high degree of technical competence and administration ability. It is common for a position of this seniority to manage multiple corporate immigration accounts. RESPONSIBILITIES: Reviewing and processing incoming documents. Corresponding with clients and third-party vendors. Writing and editing documents. Occasional offsite travel. SKILLS: Capacities to prioritize, manage, and implement multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Ability to work with ambiguous or unclear requirements, and drive to a successful resolution. Strong organization, time management and multi-tasking abilities. Solid analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to formulate and communicate recommendations for improvement. Have the ability to work effectively with others and have great interpersonal skills. Must be willing to accept responsibility and show good judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness. EXPERIENCE: A current license to practice law in the United States. Minimum of five to seven years of corporate immigration. PERM five years' experience supervising paralegal staff and multiple immigration accounts. For immediate consideration, submit the following: Cover letter; Resume; Legal writing sample (maximum 5 pages); References (minimum of 3) to

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
February 10, 2016, 1 - 2pm (Eastern). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will hold a listening session to provide feedback on Form N-648, Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions. USCIS officials will provide an overview of Form N-648 and seek your comments on several topics, including: The instructions and form; Medical professionals' role in certifying the form; USCIS officers' review of the form. To register click here.

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