-----------------IMMIGRATION DAILY FROM ILW.COM------------------


March 8, 2010


http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/digest/2010,0308.shtm


Items:
1.* Comment: Alienating Latinos
2.* Focus: Proliferation of E-Verify
3.* Articles:
*** (a) Visa Security: Getting Back To The Basics by Fred Burton
*** and Scott Stewart
*** (b) Haiti Response by Susan Krehbiel of Lutheran Immigration
*** and Refugee Service
*** (c) Bloggings On PERM Labor Certification by Joel Stewart
4.* News:
*** (a) DOL Final Rule On Attestation Applications By Facilities
*** Employing H-1C Nurses
*** (b) DOS Publishes Information Sheet On Immigrant Numerical
*** Control System
*** (c) DOS Publishes Annual Report On Immigrant Visa Applicants
5.* Classifieds:
*** (a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
*** (b) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
*** (c) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
*** (d) Forensic Psychology Services
*** (e) PERM Services
6.* Tweets:
*** (a)
*** (b)
*** (c)
*** (d)
*** (e)
*** (f)
*** (g)
*** (h)
7.* ComingsNGoings:
*** (a) Share Your Professional News
8.* Letters From:
*** (a)


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1.* COMMENT


Alienating Latinos


An opinion piece in Washington Post
http://ow.ly/1eJB9
by an ally of 24 years of President Obama argues* "Obama must
lead the charge for immigration reform by telling Americans the
truth: that tough, fair and compassionate immigration reform is
necessary for America's economy and national security, and not
just for Latino voters. He must also, somehow, convince Latinos
that he really does feel their pain."


We welcome readers to share their opinion and ideas with us by
writing to mailto:editor@ilw.com.
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2.* FOCUS


Proliferation of E-Verify


Tuesday, March 9 is the deadline for the Thursday, March 11 phone
session of "Employer Compliance For Experts" with speakers
Patrick Shen, Ronald "Alan" Atkinson, Don Crocetti, Cynthia
Lange, Priscilla H. Muhlenkamp, Michael Patrick, Shannon
Slattery, Jennifer Sultan and Allen Vanscoy. The curriculum is as
follows:


In today's heightened enforcement environment, the federal
government and an increasing number of state governments are
requiring employers to participate in E-Verify, an electronic
employment eligibility program.* Beginning September 8, 2009,
many federal contractors and their subcontractors are required to
begin using E-Verify.* In addition, the government is utilizing
sophisticated data-mining techniques to monitor employer usage
and to scrutinize employers' compliance with the complex terms of
participation. Program highlights include:
++ Obama Administration's emphasis on E-Verify and impact on
federal contractors
++ Trends among state legislation requiring use of E-Verify and
complications for employers with multi-state presence
++ Liabilities that may result from enforcement of new monitoring
and compliance regulations


Tuesday, March 9 is the deadline to sign up. For more info,
including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration
information, please see: Online:
http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201002.shtm. Fax form:
http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201002.pdf. Don't delay, sign up
today.___________________________________________________________
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3.* ARTICLES


(a) Visa Security: Getting Back To The Basics


Fred Burton and Scott Stewart write "Adding another layer of DHS
involvement in overseeing visa issuance and investigating visa
fraud at diplomatic posts abroad is simply not going to assist in
the flow of information in visa cases, whether criminal or
terrorist in nature."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0308-burton.shtm
http://www.stratfor.com/


(b) Haiti Response


Susan Krehbiel of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service writes
"Like you, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service is deeply
concerned about the situation in Haiti following the January 12
earthquake."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0308-krehbiel.shtm
http://www.lirs.org/site/c.nhLPJ0PMKuG/b.5537769/k.BFCA/Home.htm


(c) Bloggings On PERM Labor Certification


Joel Stewart writes "While PERM processing itself is complex and
full of dangers, beneficiaries must be aware of the fact that an
approved PERM case is only the first step for processing an I-140
Immigrant Visa Petition."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0308-stewart.shtm
http://blogs.ilw.com/joelstewart/


To submit an Article for consideration, write to
mailto:editor@ilw.com
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4.* NEWS


(a) DOL Final Rule On Attestation Applications By Facilities
Employing H-1C Nurses


Department of Labor published a final rule on attestation
applications by facilities employing H-1C workers as registered
nurses.
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,0308-h1c.shtm


(b) DOS Publishes Information Sheet On Immigrant Numerical
Control System


Department of State published an information sheet explaining the
operation of the immigrant number allotment and control
system.</a>
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,0308-controlsystem.pdf


(c) DOS Publishes Annual Report On Immigrant Visa Applicants


Department of State published annual report on immigrant visa
applicants in the family-sponsored and employment-based
preferences registered at the National Visa Center as of November
1, 2009.
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,0308-waitinglist.pdf
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5.* CLASSIFIEDS


(a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Chicago, IL -* The Office of the Chief Counsel seeks experienced
attorney with demonstrated experience in personnel law, labor
law, torts law, privacy and disclosure law and other
administrative laws for the Commercial and Administrative Law
Division. Serve as senior attorney providing advice to Chief of
the Commercial and Administrative Law Division, the Chief
Counsel, and USCIS officials located at the Headquarters Office
in support of USCIS's mission. Five+ years relevant legal
experience required. For more info, key in Job Announcement
Number: COU-CIS-2010-0002 at USAJobs.com.
http://www.usajobs.com/
Submit resume, cover letter + legal brief samples (max. 10 pps.)
to: Lakisha Richardson: at mailto:Lakisha.Richardson1@dhs.gov.
This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is
not in competitive civil service. Must be received by close of
business, Monday, March 22, 2010. Position is at the GS-13/14/15
levels.


(b) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY -* The Office of the Chief Counsel seeks experienced
attorney with demonstrated experience in personnel law, labor
law, torts law, privacy and disclosure law and other
administrative laws for the Commercial and Administrative Law
Division. Serve as senior attorney providing advice to Chief of
the Commercial and Administrative Law Division, the Chief
Counsel, and USCIS officials located at the Headquarters Office
in support of USCIS's mission. Five+ years relevant legal
experience required. For more info, key in Job Announcement
Number: COU-CIS-2010-0003 at USAJobs.com.
http://www.usajobs.com/
Submit resume, cover letter + legal brief samples (max. 10 pps.)
to: Lakisha Richardson: at mailto:Lakisha.Richardson1@dhs.gov.
This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is
not in the competitive civil service. Must be received by close
of business, Monday, March 22, 2010. Position is at the
GS-13/14/15 levels.


(c) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Laguna Niguel, CA - The Office of the Chief Counsel seeks
experienced attorney for its Training and Knowledge Management
Division (TKMD). Attorney will serve as advisor to the Division
Chief of TKMD, the Chief Counsel, and to USCIS and other
Departmental components on issues relating to U.S. immigration
laws. Attorney will provide legal advice, develop, and conduct
training on a variety of immigration related issues. Position has
a particular focus on employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant
classifications, and will be located at California Service
Center. Travel is connected with position.* For more info, key in
Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2010-0001 at USAJobs.com.
http://www.usajobs.com/
Applications submitted through USAJOBS will not be considered.
Submit resume, cover letter + two writing samples (max. 10 pps.)
to: Janice Neetenbeek, Chief, TKMD: at
mailto:Janice.Neetenbeek@dhs.gov. Must be received by close of
business, Monday, March 22, 2010. Position is at the GS-13/14/15
levels. No relocation reimbursement available.


(d) Forensic Psychology Services
Forensic Psychology Group - nationwide service - 800-852-2160.
The Forensic Psychology Group provides nationwide expert witness
services in all areas of immigration law. It is led by Stephen
Reich, PhD, JD, and Grace P. Lee, PhD, JD, who are both clinical
psychologists and attorneys, and also AILA members. The Group's
experts - all licensed psychologists or psychiatrists - have
extensive experience in working collaboratively with immigration
lawyers on a wide range of forensic psychological issues. We
offer nationwide service in the following areas: psychological
consultation, psychodiagnostic evaluation, psychological reports,
expert witness services, courtroom testimony, political asylum
evaluation, extreme and exceptional hardship evaluations, spousal
abuse, citizenship waivers. Dr. Stephen Reich, the Group's
founder and director, is a nationally known forensic psychologist
who holds a BA, JD, and MBA from Columbia University, and an MA
and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Fordham University. He has
been on the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College and on the
Attending Staff of New York Presbyterian Hospital for 30+ years.
Visit The Forensic Psychology Group.
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The right experts make a real difference.


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6.* Tweets


(a) Paterson Rewards Redemption With a Pardon http://ow.ly/1fCMJ
#immigration


(b) #H1B 2010 Cap predictions ILW.COM LinkedIn Group discussion
http://ow.ly/1fyU8


(c) Douglas Rivlin: Bad week for #GOP on #immigration
http://ow.ly/1fygY


(d) Politico: #Republican Congressman not sure if #Obama is
citizen or Christian http://ow.ly/1eOTm No arguments possible,
deport the GOPer!


(e) Texas apartment complex refuses to rent to muslims, asians,
mid-easterners http://ow.ly/1eNKL HT Dan Kowalski


(f) #Birthers continue to spout nonsense http://ow.ly/1eMJK How
about amending the #constitution to exile them?


(g) #Wal-Mart boycott in the works bcos of lack of support for
#immigration reform http://ow.ly/1eME9


(h) LATimes: #Schumer says "we just need the second Republican"
http://ow.ly/1eMyJ Stop the hot air, lets see the bill text.


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8.* LETTERS




(a) Read the 1 comment on the last issue
http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/03/mar-5-top-links-
february-2010-.html#comments
of Immigration Daily and share your own comments.Comment on this
issue of Immigration Daily.
http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/03/mar-5-Alienating-
Latinos.html#comments


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