Comment: Top Articles And News For January 2019



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Article: Why's and How's of Education and/or Experience Evaluations in the Context of H-1B Visa Preparation and Filing By By: Michael Phulwani, Esq., David H. Nachman, Esq. and Ludka Zimovcak, Esq.

Blogging: Did Trump Properties Knowingly Employ Undocumented Workers By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: National Intelligence Director's report refutes Trump's claim that Central American migration endangers national security and rebukes him for ignoring real, non-immigration threats By Roger Algase

News: USCIS to Close the Moscow Field Office

Focus: PERM Illuminated - Hot Off the Presses
Joel Stewart has done something remarkable in the new edition of THE PERM BOOK 2017-18 Edition. He has taken the spaghetti of all the sources on PERM: legislations, rules, FAQs, cases etc. and reintegrated them into a simple and luminously logical progression of how to do PERM. In each of the chapters, he uses articles by notable practitioners and his own extensive commentary to provide deep insights on every aspect of PERM. If you are a seasoned PERM practitioner, you will appreciate the clarity of the organization seen in the table of contents below, and will discover many new insights in every chapter. For anyone relatively new to PERM, Joel Stewart serves as a trusted guide to your mastering the lay of the land of this complex area. This book belongs in the library shelf of every PERM practitioner. Get your copy now, here:

Book includes: Chapter 1: All About the Law, Chapter 2: Parties to PERM, Chapter 3: Legal Requirements, Chapter 4: Anomalies: Special Handling or Processing, Chapter 5: Educational Degrees as Requirements, Chapter 6: Job Offers, Chapter 7: Prevailing Wage Requests, Chapter 8: All About Recruitment, Chapter 9: Consideration of Job Applicants, Chapter 10: All About Filin, Chapter 11: Post Filing Issues, Chapter 12: Approvals: Expiration, Validity, Portability & Duplicates, Chapter 13: Denials, Chapter 14: Request for Reconsideration, Chapter 15: Introduction to BALCA, Chapter 16: How to Request Review at BALCA, Chapter 17: Consideration by BALC, Chapter 18: BALCA Can Remand, Chapter 19: Disciplinary Measures, Chapter 20: DOL Organization and Updates, Acknowledgements, The PERM Book Online Library.

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Headline: Judge says immigration courts backlog is related to DOJ priorities Click here
Headline: Trump expected to talk border security, immigration at SOTU Click here
Headline: “I found my voice”: undocumented worker from Trump golf club will attend the State of the Union Click here
Headline: Immigration Sting Could Hurt U.S. Reputation Click here
Headline: Immigrant rights attorneys and journalists denied entry into Mexico Click here

Letters of the Week

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Hidden Out in the Open: Spanish Migration to the United States (1875-1930) By Phylis Cancilla Martinelli and Ana Varela-Lago. University Press of Colorado, 312 pp. Hardcover, ISBN: 1607327988, $45.00 Kindle, 4145 KB, ASIN: B07MJWXG53, $36.00

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