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

April 27, 2009


1.  Comment: Surviving The Immigration Law Downturn
2.  Focus: 2008-2009 Edition For Immigration Practice By Robert
    C. Divine
3.  Articles:
    (a) Bloggings on Dysfunctional Government by Angelo A.
    (b) Bloggings On The H-1B Visa by Anthony F. Siliato and
    Scott R. Malyk
4.  News:
    (a) DOJ Immigration Litigation Bulletin: February 2007
5.  Classifieds:
    (a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    (b) J-1 Visa Program
    (c) CLE Immigration Event
6.  Headlines:
    (a) Economy May Force Obama to Abandon Plan to Overhaul
    (b) Immigration Crusader Runs Against McCain
    (c) Mexican Consul Talks About Immigration
    (d) Obama's Support Vital To DREAM Act
7.  ComingsNGoings:
    (a) New Offices - Newark, CA
8.  Letters From:


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(a) Bloggings on Dysfunctional Government

Angelo A. Paparelli writes "When it comes to economic refugees,
however, who crossed our border to take jobs cleaning toilets,
wiping the bottoms of babies and the elderly, mowing yards and
washing dishes, all to feed their families, the inJustice
Department's actions are robust and by-the-book."

(b) Bloggings On The H-1B Visa

Anthony F. Siliato and Scott R. Malyk write "As USCIS provides
updates on the receipt or processing of FY2010 H-1B petitions, we
will post them here.  Stay tuned."

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4.  NEWS

(a) DOJ Immigration Litigation Bulletin: February 2007

We carry The Department of Justice Office of Immigration
Litigation's February 2007 issue of its publication, Immigration
Litigation Bulletin.

(a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Small Northern Virginia immigration law firm
seeks associate with 2+ years experience in Immigration Court/BIA
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(c) CLE Immigration Event
Memphis, TN - (May 15-16, 2009) The Federal Bar Association and
AILA Mid South Chapter invite you to join us for one of the most
exciting regional immigration conferences you will attend this
year. The confirmed speaker line-up is a who's who, including
respected AILA attorneys and government officials including
chairman of BIA, US Court of Appeals judge, director of OIL,
current and former immigration judges. This conference offers
opportunity to hear from a panel of ICE and CIS supervisors
discuss local priorities that affect the mid-South and
nationwide. Mingle with faculty without large crowds. This
intimate setting is perfect for both new and experienced
practitioners alike. Program includes special programs for pro
bono attorneys + criminal lawyers. Earn up to 16 CLE hours and
have fun too. Early bird deadline is April 30th. For more info,
including speakers, curriculum, and registration see the attached
or register online at http://www.fedbar.org/eventreg.html.
6.  Headlines

(a) Economy May Force Obama to Abandon Plan to Overhaul

The long campaign to overhaul U.S. immigration laws may be
derailed for yet another year - this time by the deteriorating

(b) Immigration Crusader Runs Against McCain

The founder of the anti-immigration group Minuteman announced
Wednesday he is running against Sen. John McCain for the
Republican nomination in Arizona.

(c) Mexican Consul Talks About Immigration

About 200 people turned out to a community meeting Tuesday to get
a chance to visit with the Consul General of Mexico - the first
time for such a visit in Gillette, Wyoming.

(d) Obama's Support Vital To DREAM Act

Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, is a
supporter of the bill and says that undocumented students must be
given the opportunity to pursue a college education, because she
believes that an educated work force is one of the best ways for
our nation to recover from the current economic crisis.

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7.  ComingsNGoings

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(a) New Offices - Newark, CA
Shah Peerally Goup PC is pleased to announce that we have moved
to a new executive office. Our phone numbers have not been
changed. Shah Peerally Law Group, PC., 37600 Central Ct, Suite
201 & 202, Newark CA 94560. Ph: (510) 742 5887 Fx: (510) 742
5877, shah@peerallylaw.com, www.peerallylaw.com

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