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Immigration Daily August 3, 2015
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Comment: Top Links for July 2015
We feature the top articles and news items for July 2015 below:

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What were your favorite July 2015 articles? Share your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.

Article: Bernie Sanders and the Immigration Third Rail: Why I am Not Sure About His Presidential Candidacy. By Kevin Johnson

Article: Game-Changing Ruling for DC Noncitizens. By Johan Fatemi

Blogging: Is Trump a Hypocrite for Sponsoring 1,100 Mainly Mexican Immigrants? By Roger Algase

Blogging: NVC ERRONEOUSLY TERMINATING IMMIGRANT VISA APPLICATIONS. By Chris Musillo

Bloggings By Greg Siskind: Lofgren and Gutierrez Introduce Investor and Entrepreneur Immigration Bill; Immigrant of the Day: Dr. Peter Sweatman - Transportation Scientist

News: DHS CRCL FY2014 Annual Report to Congress

News: DOL Announces Change in Signature on Approved Labor Certifications

Focus: The Consular Posts Book 2015-2016 Edition
ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Consular Book 2015-16 edition, coming soon! The editor is Rami D. Fakhoury and contributing authors are Poorvi Chothani, Steven A. Culbreath, Dharamchand Depoo, Marc Ellis, Vic Goel, Edward S. Gudeon, Magdale Labbe Henke, Frederick W. Hong, Christi Hufford, C. Valerie Ibe, Priscilla J. Jones, Noah Klug, Jose E. Latour, Lesa Lawrence, Adam Lee, Mark Levey, Jakob Lipman, Susan Willis McFadden, Christy Nguyen, Claire D. Nilson, Curtis Pierce, Luis A. Pinilla, Jessica L. Rodriguez, Kristina Rost, Emmanuel S. Tipon, Alice Yardum-Hunter. The table of contents is as follows:

PART I. MAJOR CONSULAR POSTS
Chapter 1: Argentina
Chapter 2: Armenia
Chapter 3: Australia
Chapter 4: Brazil
Chapter 5: Canada
Chapter 6: China
Chapter 7: Colombia
Chapter 8: France
Chapter 9: Germany
Chapter 10: Haiti
Chapter 11: India
Chapter 12: Jamaica
Chapter 13: Nigeria
Chapter 14: Philippines
Chapter 15: Taiwan
Chapter 16: Trinidad and Tobago
Chapter 17: United Kingdom
Chapter 18: Vietnam

PART II. THEORY AND PRACTICE
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: New Attorney Vulnerabilities in International Practice;
Chapter 3: Trade and Immigration Tightening? NAFTA, WTO, GATS Soup to Nuts
Chapter 4: Tips for Avoiding B-1/B-2 Visa Denials and Correcting other Refusal Issues with the Consul
Chapter 5: The Visa Waiver Program (VWP): Not As Simple and Easy As It Looks
Chapter 6: Non-Immigrant Classes and Their U.S. Tax Obligations
Chapter 7: E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors
Chapter 8: The Consular Role in L-1 Blanket Petitions
Chapter 9: H-1B "Dependent Employees": From Labeling to Lawbreaking
Chapter 10: Temporary Assignment of H-1B Employees to Client Work Sites
Chapter 11: State Department Name-Checks and Security Advisory Opinions (SAOs)
Chapter 12: ICE Data-Mining and Federal Benefits Fraud Task Forces - Send In the Marines: Best Practices to Survive Audits and Task Forces
Chapter 13: What to do if Your Client's Visa is Denied: Visa Office Advisory Opinions
Chapter 14: A Template for Attorney Risk-Assessment

PART III. RESOURCE MATERIALS ON CD-ROM

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Headline: Immigration judges are burning out faster than prison wardens and hospital doctors Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Los Angeles, CA. Seyfarth Shaw LLP (www.seyfarth.com) seeks a Senior Immigration Paralegal for our downtown Los Angeles office. Responsibilities, under partner supervision, include: provide concierge-level service to senior executives/managers, professional-services providers, in-house counsel and HR representatives, and high-net-worth individuals; perform intake of cases, research immigration law/regulations and online business information, access relevant data from financial statements and implement case strategy; analyze and develop strategy and supporting evidence for immigration eligibility in complex cases; prepare and file employment-based nonimmigrant (primarily E-2, L-1, H-1B & O-1 cases) and immigrant petitions (mostly EB-1 & national-interest waiver cases) with various federal agencies; and assist foreign citizens in submitting DS-160 online visa applications to U.S. embassies and consulates. The candidate must be an engaged, creative, and positive "team player" with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree, superior communication and writing skills, and at least 10 years' experience with immigration law. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience exceeding the expectations of "high-touch" clients as well as experience with EB-5 immigrant visas, and immigration compliance and defense (I-9, antidiscrimination, FDNS and H-1B DOL investigations). Please apply online here.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Los Angeles, CA. Greenberg Traurig has an opening in its Los Angeles location for an experienced business immigration paralegal. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 4 years preparing immigrant and nonimmigrant visas (i.e., H, L, TN, E, O, J visas, adjustment of status, consular processing, advance parole, employment authorization documents, PERM, EB-5 etc.) Bachelor's degree is required. The ideal candidate must be very organized, detail-oriented and able to work independently. They must possess excellent computer skills as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work overtime when necessary is a must. If you would like to work in a fast paced, heavy volume, deadline driven environment alongside a team of experienced immigration attorneys and professionals who are passionate about the practice of Immigration Law, then we want to hear from you! We have all the resources of a large, international law firm while preserving our firm's collegial and collaborative culture. Competitive benefits and compensation package offered. Greenberg Traurig is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Nancy Miller at millerna@gtlaw.com. No phone calls please.

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Based in Oradell, NJ (NYC Metro Area), Faveo Paralegals provide cost-effective, per-case, flat-fee, immigration paralegal services to attorneys across the United States. Faveo Paralegals' clients include sole practitioners, mid and large size law firms, and legal departments of Fortune 500 Companies. Our paralegals previously worked for large international law firms and in-house departments of Fortune 500 Companies. References are available upon request. For a cost-effective, flat, per-case fee, Faveo Paralegals can fully, professionally and competently prepare for attorney's review wide range of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions including: H-1B, H-2B, H-3, L-1A/B, E-1/2, I-1, K-1/K-3, O-1, P-1, R-1, TN, U, PERM, I-140 Eb-1, Eb-2, Eb-3, Eb-5, NIW, I-601 Waivers, Responses to RFEs, & Family Petitions, Adjustment of Status Applications. Please visit us on the web at: www.visaparalegal.com Contact E-mail: info@visaparalegal.com Contact Tel: 201-256-3767 x 1. To view Faveo Paralegals video presentation on YouTube go to: Faveo Paralegals Presentation. Important Notice: Please note that we only provide services to attorneys licensed to practice law in the United States. Faveo Paralegals cannot provide paralegal services to general public.

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