Comment: The November 2015 Visa Bulletin is Out!
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Article: EB-5 Diligence: What is 'Regulation S' and How Did It Come Into Being? By Jackie Prester, Clem Turner, and Kurt Reuss
Article: MEHTA V. DEPT. OF STATE: WHY PLAINTIFFS FAILED IN OBTAINING INJUNCTIVE RELIEF IN THE CLASS ACTION COMPLAINT? By Michael Phulwani, Esq., David H. Nachman, Esq., and Rabindra K. Singh, Esq
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News: DOS Releases Visa Bulletin for November 2015
Focus: The Nurse Immigration Book
Shipping Now! ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Nurse Immigration Book. The table of contents of this book edited by Joseph Curran and Daniel Berger is as follows:
I. FOREWORD: Why A Nurse Immigration Book? By William Stock
II. PREPARING AN IMMIGRATION CASE: H-1 Visas For Nurses By Greg Siskind and Esther Fridman; TN Status For Nurses By Christopher Wendt; Practice Pointers for Presenting TN Applications By Leslie Holman; An Outline Of A Typical Nurse Case, Including Consular Processing By Joseph Curran; Adjustment Of Status For Professional Nurses By Sylvia Boecker; Building International Bridges By Commission On Graduates Of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS International); Tips For Staffing Companies In Planning Their Posting Strategies By Ronald Nair; Licensure: US State Licenses For International Nurses By Patrick Curran; Immigration Basics For Allied Professional Healthcare Workers By Christopher Musillo; Managing Or Achieving Expectations: The Key To Success By Michael Hammond.
III. UNDERSTANDING THE NURSING CRISIS: Global Issues In Nurse Recruitment By Joseph Curran; The Nurse Shortage: Why It Matters By Carl Shusterman; Deadly Consequences: The Hidden Impact Of America's Nursing Shortage By Stuart Anderson; Aiding And Abetting - Nursing Crises At Home And Abroad By Sreekanth Chagaturu and Snigdha Vallabhaneni; US Visa Policy Competition For International Scholars, Scientists And Skilled Workers By Phyllis Farrell Norman; Better Late Than Never: Workforce Supply Implications Of Later Entry Into Nursing By David Auerbach, Peter Buerhaus and Douglas Staiger
IV. RECRUITING AND RETAINING NURSES: The Business Of Nurse Immigration By Mireille Kingma; Recruitment Of Workers In The Philippines: Playing Ball With The POEA By Ronald Nair; Successful International Nurse Recruiting By C. Philip Slaton; Nurse Assimilation By Yvette Mooney; Hospitals' Responses To Nurse Staffing Shortages By Jessica May, Gloria Bazzoli and Anneliese Gerland; Nurse Perspectives Of The Migration Experience By Mariah Rutherford-Olds
V. AFTERWORD: Musings After 2 Decades In Nurse Immigration By James David Acoba
VI. ESSENTIAL REFERENCE MATERIAL: Includes relevant sections of INA, CFR, OI, AFM, FAM and critical USCIS & DoL Memoranda.
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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Toronto, Canada. KPMG Law Immigration is seeking engaged, talented and collaborative US Lawyers who are looking to make a difference. Associate Lawyers are responsible for advising clients and employees in obtaining business visitor visas, work permits and any other US immigration needs in a timely and efficient manner. This role requires excellent multi-tasking skills and an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of clients, including HR representatives, senior-level personnel and internal team members. Specifically, we are seeking a Attorneys capable of Managing NIV and IV caseload including TN, H-1B, L-1, PERM, J-1 among other applications. The Attorneys will also serve as one of the point of contacts for the client/employee, manage client relationships and address any issues of quality, time standards and communication and will be responsible for training immigration administrator/support staff which is a direct report; Skills & Qualifications: Law degree from an American law school along with admission to any US state bar. Immigration law experience mandatory, knowledge of immigration practices and procedures. Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within a fast-paced environment. To learn more about pursuing this opportunity, go to Job Search, click "Search openings," then enter Job Function: Tax,
Location: ON-Toronto, and click "Search." There you'll see the position "Associate Lawyer, KPMG Law US Immigration."
Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, DC. - Niskanen Center Immigration Policy Counsel. Key job responsibilities will include: 1. Reviewing immigration statutes and regulations to propose reform ideas. 2. Overseeing the production of model immigration reform legislation. 3. Reviewing immigration reform bills to propose amendments. 4. Drafting comments on proposed immigration regulations. The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes: 1. Three-plus years of experience working on immigration policy or law in government or privately, or three-plus years of experience drafting legislation or regulations. 2. Familiarity with immigration statutes and regulations. 3. Ability to creatively and independently solve problems and experience with self-management. Qualified candidates should submit the following materials in one PDF file to Joe Coon, vice president of the Niskanen Center: email@example.com. 1. Resume. 2. A cover letter detailing your interest in the organization and your salary requirements. 3. Writing sample that demonstrates an ability to communicate complex concepts to other policy experts. The Niskanen Center's immigration agenda begins with the premise that legal immigration has positive economic and social benefit to the United States and that it expands the liberty of Americans by allowing them to associate freely with people from other nations. This philosophical perspective animates the Center's efforts to make legal immigration easier for peaceful immigrants.
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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
October 14, 2015, 2:30 - 4pm (Eastern). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), in coordination with the U.S. Department of State (DOS) will hold a teleconference about the Central American Minors (CAM) Refugee/Parole Program. The program provides certain children in El Salvador, Honduras and, Guatemala with a safe, legal, and orderly alternative to the dangerous journey that some children are undertaking to the United States. During this teleconference, representatives from USCIS and Department of State will provide an overview of the CAM program and answer questions. To Join the Session by Phone On the day of the session, please use the information below to join the teleconference. We recommend that you call 10-15 minutes before the start time. Toll-free call-in number: 1-888-942-8164. Passcode: 4582348. For more information see here.