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Focus: The EB-5 Summit For
Attorneys and Developers - Final Registration Deadline

The EB-5 Summit For
Attorneys and Developers will be
held on Friday, September 14 in Los Angeles, CA.
Speakers include Charles C. Foster, Elsie Hui Arias, Ignacio Donoso, Michael Gibson, Jennifer Hermansky, Michael Homeier, Mark Ivener, Al Rattan and Other to be Announced.
The curriculum is as follows:

Morning Session For Investor's Counsel

Lawfully Advising on Project Choices

  • What investor's counsel can and cannot do
  • What makes a suitable project
  • Due Diligence

526 Petitions and Source of Funds Issues

  • Reviewing business plans and Matter of Ho
  • Source documentation and tracing
  • Currency control restrictions
  • Common RFE topics and troubleshooting

829 Petitions and Documenting Job Creation

  • How to document job creation
  • Dealing with changes of plans
  • Fighting denials and RFEs
  • Removal issues

Ethics Panel

  • How to avoid conflicts of interest
  • Professional liability insurance considerations

Afternoon Session For Regional Centers and Regional Center Counsel

Economist Panel

  • Overview of regional economics and input-output modeling
  • Working within USCIS parameters: NAICS codes, regional center
  • Boundaries, what a TEA should look like, which "jobs" count

Developing the 924 Petition

  • What does USCIS want?
  • Matter of Ho-compliant business plans
  • Working with counsel to get your project approved

Taking Care of Business

  • Project selection and development
  • Deal structuring: So you succeed and investors get 526's approved

Legally and Effectively Marketing Projects

  • Domestic marketing of EB-5 investments
  • Foreign marketing of EB-5 investments in various countries
  • Securities compliance

For details on curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information,
please see: For the fax form, see here.
Don't delay, act today! Final Registration Deadline is September 10!

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Toronto, CA - Ernst & Young is seeking a Senior Paralegal within its US immigration practice to support the team of immigration attorneys. Responsibilities include but not limited to drafting complete application packages for review by supervising lawyer, coordinating tracking status expiration and filing dates for ongoing clients, researching current processing requirements at consulates,
ensuring that lawyers are at all times advised of client related issues, speaking with HR representatives of corporate clients and employees (applicants) to obtain information to assist in drafting applications.

The ideal candidate must have 5+ years of US business immigration experience, be highly organized, be able to communicate effectively and have strong attention to details. Work sponsorship and relocation allowance may be available. To apply please visit

Help Wanted - Immigration Paralegals

Washington, DC - Immigration Law Group, PC is seeking experienced paralegals. Ideal candidates must have a broad knowledge and 3+ years of experience in business/family immigration law with emphasis on AOS, H1B, L1 and PERM filings; be detail-oriented; able to handle volume independently; highly organized and have strong communication skills. Immigration Law Group offers interesting work and clientele; no timesheets; latest technology; competitive salary and benefits (401K w/employer match, health insurance, paid vacation, etc). To apply, please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to No calls please. EOE.

Help Wanted - Immigration Attorney

Miami, FL - Carlton Fields is seeking an experienced Associate Attorney to join its immigration team in the Miami office. The immigration department handles cases in all areas of immigration law. The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of experience in litigation and/or employment-based immigration including NIV and IV petitions, PERM filings, waiver applications, and handling cases in immigration court. EB-5 experience a plus. Applicants must be detailed oriented, communicate clearly and express ideas succinctly in both verbal and in written communications, have excellent research skills/experience, and Spanish language ability. Carlton Fields offers excellent benefits, a positive work environment, and a professional staff. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume along with a writing sample, recommendations and salary requirements to Shannon Williams, Director of Legal Talent Management for immediate consideration.
Salary commensurate with experience.

Law Practice for Sale

Dominant within New Mexico, the largest immigration firm in the state is for sale. The firm has a prestigious list of institutional and corporate clients, long-term staff of 10 with sound management structure. Firm is very stable - in business for 32 years. AV- Rated for more than 20 years, and in the same office location for the past 11 years. This Albuquerque based firm has grossed revenues in excess of $1M for more than a decade. Diversified practice handling: employment and family based immigration, removal, and consular matters. All equipment included in sale. Principal can ease transition for serious buyers. Send Inquiries in confidence to

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event

Dallas, TX - September 13, 2012 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Central) - USCIS is pleased to invite any interested individuals to participate in a daylong engagement on asylum and refugee issues. During this meeting, USCIS will provide information and answer questions on refugee and asylum related issues. To participate, please Please email Jennifer Kuylen, theTSC Community Engagement Officer, at by Thursday, September 6 and reference "Refugee and Asylum Engagement" in the subject line.

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