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Article: Obama Administration Files Brief in Immigration Case at Supreme Court. By Joshua Breisblatt

Article: New Pilot Program Assists U.S. Employers to Sponsor Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visas. By Bernard P. Wolfsdorf and Joseph M. Barnett

Article: 'Electronic Travel Authorization' Implementation Date Postponed. By Benjamin A. Kranc

Blogging: Order in the Playpen. By Lory D. Rosenberg

Blogging: Immigration Lawyer: Zero Accountability for Medical Care in Deportation Jails. By Matthew Kolken

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News: CRS Report - Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues

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Focus: The EB-5 Summit, New York, NY - Early Bird Registration Deadline
The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers will be taking place on April 29th in New York, NY. The speakers include Kate Kalmykov (Discussion Leader), Peyman Attari, Matt Gordon, Reid Thomas, Greg White, and other to be announced. This event is sponsored by AISA, E3 Investment Group, NES Financial and Seyfarth Shaw LLP. The curriculum is as follows:

  • Panel #1
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  • Panel #2
  • Organizational Structures in the EB-5 Program
  • Panel #3
  • Securities Issues in EB5
  • Panel #4
  • Advising Investors on Suitable EB-5 Projects
  • Panel #5

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - The New York office of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, a global law firm with 44 offices, in 21 countries, seeks a paralegal to provide legal and administrative support in employment-based immigration matters. Academic and Professional Qualifications Include: A four-year degree and/or paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program required; At least 4 years of experience working with non-immigrant visa petitions (H-1B, L-1, TN, E, O-1 and others) and permanent residency processes (including PERM, I-140 and Adjustment of Status); Possesses strong written and oral communication skills; Ability to multitask in a deadline-driven environment; Proficient knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office required; Experience with an immigration tracking system desired. Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To: Assisting attorneys in document review and all aspects of case preparation; Draft petition forms and support letters; Correspond with clients and government officials under attorney supervision; Manage document collection, deadlines, and case tracking. We offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation, and the opportunity to work in a professional, collaborative work environment. Please apply online here.

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Letters of the Week: Roger Algase, Julian Ortuondo

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
March 16, 2016, 8:30 - 10:45am, Washington, DC. Foreign Policy at Brookings's Latin America Initiative and Americas Society/Council of the Americas will co-host a two-panel discussion "A complex reality: Security, trade, and the U.S.-Mexico border." The panels will explore how new policies for the U.S.-Mexico border can balance the benefits of a continued rise of legal travel and trade with the simultaneous need for Mexico and the United States to work collaboratively to improve border security. Davos-style conversations will be followed by questions from the audience. For more information see here.

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