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

April 28, 2009


1.  Comment: Safe Sender
2.  Focus: Consular Processing For Beginners
3.  Articles:
    (a) EB-5 Immigrant Investors: Here And Now by Lincoln Stone,
    et al.
    (b) "Family Unity" National Immigration Tour Stop In San Jose
    by Rep. Michael Honda
    (c) Bloggings On PERM Labor Certification by Joel Stewart
4.  News:
    (a) DOS On Expiration Dates In Presidential Permits For
    Border Crossings
5.  Classifieds:
    (a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    (b) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    (c) Credential Evaluation And Translation
    (d) I9 Audit Services
6.  Headlines:
    (a) We Need an Immigration Stimulus
    (b) Lawyer Makes Case Against Immigrant Myths
    (c) Immigration Court In KC Begins A Life-Changing Task
    (d) Could Legalizing Immigrants Improve U.S. Economy?
7.  ComingsNGoings:
    (a) New Offices - Portland, OR
8.  Letters From:


Books On Immigration Law: http://www.ilw.com/store/
Immigration Law Seminars: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/
Classifieds: http://www.ilw.com/corporate/advertise_on_ilw.shtm
Advertise: http://www.ilw.com/corporate/advertise.shtm

Safe Sender

Add editor@ilw.com to your email program contact list or
whitelist and mark the email as "not junk". Adding editor@ilw.com
to your whitelist confirms that messages sent by editor@ilw.com
are desired and not spam. Also, select "Yes" to indicate that
Immigration Daily is from a "trusted" or "safe" sender when
prompted by your particular email program. This ensures that
future delivery of Immigration Daily will continue uninterrupted.
If you experience difficulty receiving your email copy of
Immigration Daily, write to mailto:editor@ilw.com.

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

Consular Processing For Beginners

ILW.COM is pleased to announce a new 3-part telephone seminar
series with Discussion Leader Rami Fakhoury and speakers Kevin
Aiston, Steven Garmo, Joel S. Guberman, Angelo Paparelli, with
other speakers to be announced. The curriculum is as follows:

FIRST Phone Session on April 29: Role of the State Department in
Visa Processing
++ Information gathering
++ New FISA law
++ Visa Waiver Program - eligibility, ESTA system
++ 9 FAM - ground of inadmissibility
++ Security Advisory Opinion (SAO)
++ Discussion of select consular posts
++ Hot topics update

SECOND Phone Session on May 27: Coordination between USCIS/ICE,
++ Investigations by Bureau of Diplomatic Security Service
++ Data mining process, profiling programs - H and L cases
++ Documents and Benefits Fraud Task Forces (DBFTF) and other
multiple agency task forces
++ Discussion of select consular posts
++ Hot topics update

THIRD Phone Session on June 24: Set Up of Consular Posts: Who's
Who Behind the Glass Wall, and How to Get Them to Work With You
++ Practical guide to risk factors and self-audits
++ Risk management profile - client, your firm, client counter-
++ What to expect at two dozen foreign consulates
++ Due diligence steps in your application
++ Discussion of select consular posts
++ Hot topics update
For more information and to register see: Online:
http://www.ilw.com/seminars/200911.shtm.   Fax form:

(a) EB-5 Immigrant Investors: Here And Now

Lincoln Stone, et al. share the citations from this recently
concluded seminar series.

(b) "Family Unity" National Immigration Tour Stop In San Jose

Rep. Michael Honda writes "To all of you brave enough to share
your stories tonight, all we have to say is this: We hear you. We
get it. I feel blessed to stand here and receive your

(c) Bloggings On PERM Labor Certification

Joel Stewart writes "Since the dollar amount is a matter of
public record, it is logical that one could refer to it using the
phrase "prevailing wage" instead of the actual dollar amount".

To submit an Article for consideration, write to
4.  NEWS

(a) DOS On Expiration Dates In Presidential Permits For Border

The Department of State published notice, in consultation with
relevant Federal agencies, that it will include an expiration
among the conditions it establishes in Presidential permits that
it issues for the construction, operation, and maintenance of
border crossing facilities.

(a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Long time NYC practitioner seeks young lawyer as associate (or
not so young) with or without own practice to work with a view
towards parnership and sucession. I wish to work less now and
much less later but not retire completely. Harry DeMell (212)

(b) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Small Northern Virginia immigration law firm
seeks associate with 2+ years experience in Immigration Court/BIA
litigation. Good writing skills. Spanish speaking preferred.
Salary commensurate with experience. Good benefits. Send resume
to mailto:mlfernandez@mslaw.pro.

(c) Credential Evaluation And Translation
As the nation's leader in foreign credential evaluations and
translations, American Evaluation and Translation Service, Inc.
(AETS) provides the most competitive rates in the industry - $50
educational evaluations, as well as $200 'expert opinion' work
experience and position evaluations completed by PhD university
professors who have the "authority to grant college level credit
for work experience and/or training." AETS offers a variety of
turn-around times, including same-day service for educational,
work experience, and position evaluations. For list of rates and
times, see:
AETS also provides certified translations in 100+ languages,
with translators that are specialists in 80+ fields.  For a copy
of the Application for Credential Evaluation and Translation
Services, please contact AETS at (786) 276-8190, visit
http://www.aetsinternational.com, or email:

(d) I9 Audit Services
Do your clients need substantive due diligence for the employment
provisions of the INA? Omega Secure Solutions (OSS), Inc.
offers a cost effective option to review your client's I9s which
can help your law firm gain competitive advantage.  OSS has a
national workforce of retired immigration investigators.  All our
Associates have a minimum 25+ years as distinguished INS / ICE
senior special agents.  OSS provides a comprehensive plan to
demonstrate to the satisfaction of ICE that your business clients
are serious about complying with the INA so that devastating
adversarial action does not become a reality.  We understand the
law and the bureaucracy that administers that law. Omega ... the
last word in Homeland Security support. To learn more about our
services including HR training, employer-worksite compliance
programs, I-9 audits, all at competitive rates, contact Bob
McGraw, President, Omega Secure Solutions at
mailto:rmcgraw@omegasecuresolutions.com or 410-263-9500.
6.  Headlines

(a) We Need an Immigration Stimulus

Still, an economic downturn is the right time to move on
immigration, one of the few policy tools that could clearly boost

(b) Lawyer Makes Case Against Immigrant Myths

While politicians may debate the merits of immigration reform,
many economists and researchers have already made up their minds:
Immigrants contribute far more to the U.S. economy than they

(c) Immigration Court In KC Begins A Life-Changing Task

With one immigration judge working on site and others appearing
as needed through videoconferencing, the court is plowing through
2,290 cases, deciding whether those who are in the U.S. illegally
have any legal basis to remain here.

(d) Could Legalizing Immigrants Improve U.S. Economy?

If the US under President Barack Obama grants legal status to its
12 million illegal immigrants, most of them Hispanics, would it
prove a net gain or a drain for the beleaguered U.S. economy?

For links to the above stories see here:
7.  ComingsNGoings

Readers can share professional announcements (up to 100-words at
no charge), email: mailto:editor@ilw.com. To announce your event,
see here http://www.ilw.com/corporate/media_sponsor.shtm

(a) New Offices - Portland, OR
Joseph Justin Rollin is pleased to announce the opening of his
new law offices. This new immigration law office provides a wide
range of immigration services, including deportation defense,
family-based immigration, waivers, and naturalization. The Law
Offices of Joseph Justin Rollin, PO Box 820085, Portland OR
97282. www.lojjr.com. Tel: 503-502-7977. Fax: 866-502-9931.

Readers can share comments, email: mailto:editor@ilw.com  (up to
300-words). Past correspondence is available in our archives

None today.
The first daily in the field of immigration. Forward this to a

Publisher: Sam Udani   Legal Editor: Michele Kim   ISSN:1930-062X

An Important disclaimer! The information provided on this page is
not legal advice. Transmission of this information is not
intended to create, and receipt by you does not constitute, an
attorney-client relationship. Readers must not act upon any
information without first seeking advice from a qualified
attorney. Copyright 1999-2009 American Immigration LLC, ILW.COM.
Send correspondence and articles to editor@ilw.com. Letters and
articles may be edited and may be published and otherwise used in
any medium. The views expressed in letters and articles do not
necessarily represent the views of ILW.COM.
ILW.COM - the leading immigration law publisher
ILW.COM, PO Box 1830, New York, NY 10156
Over 50,000 pages of free information!

Immigration Daily - http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/
Archives - http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/archives.shtm
Classifieds -
RSS feed - http://www.ilw.com/rss.asp
Processing times - http://www.ilw.com/govttimes/index.asp
Immigration forms - http://www.ilw.com/forms/
Discussion board - http://www.ilw.com/discussion/
Find a lawyer - http://www.ilw.com/findlawyer/
Seminars - http://www.ilw.com/seminars/
Immigration Books - http://www.ilw.com/store/
Advertise -
Resources - http://www.ilw.com/resources/
Blogs - http://blogs.ilw.com/
About ILW.COM - http://www.ilw.com/corporate/about_us.shtm
Link to us - http://www.ilw.com/corporate/linktous.shtm