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Article: Federal Court Throws Out Florida's Advertising Rules on Use of Past Results. By Larry Bodine

Article: How many Immigrants Could Be Eligible for Relief and Not Know It? By Catalina Restrepo

Blogging: Four Factors that Motivate Chinese EB-5 Investors. By Greg Finkelson

Blogging: Arizona Businessman and Managers Sentenced for Immigration Violations. By Bruce Buchanan

News: DOS Updates Visa Reciprocity Changes (12/18/14)

News: DOL's Notice on 2015 Adverse Effect Wage Rates

Focus: IV Consular Processing Issues
The second session of the ILW.com seminar series, "Consular Processing For Experts" will be taking place on Tuesday, December 23rd. from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time). The Discussion Leader will be Jessica Mullins-Ta, and other speakers for this series include Noah Klug, Jake Lipman, Kenneth Rinzler, Laurie Snider, Alice Yardum-Hunter and Cheryl Williams. The curriculum is as follows:

  • Family Based Visa Applications
  • Employment Based Visa Applications
  • Returning Residents
  • Current related issues

The registration deadline for this session is December 22nd at 11:59 pm. Miss the first session? Don't worry - we'll send you a recording of it! For additional information including detailed curriculum, speaker biographies, and to register, please see:
Online: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201415.shtm
Fax Form: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201415.pdf

Headline: USCIS Leon Rodriguez Urges Undocumented Immigrants to Apply for Deferment, Don't Fear Deportation Click here
Headline: Upholding American Values: Reforming U.S. Immigration Detention Click here
Headline: Arizona sheriff disbands controversial immigration crackdown squad Click here
Headline: Immigration Reform 2014: Illegal Immigrants Will Get Driver's Licenses In Arizona After Supreme Court Decision Click here
Headline: Immigration Is Driving Broad Demographic Shifts In U.S., Report Says Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Miami, FL - Immigration law firm seeking paralegal with at least 3 years of experience in PERM, as well as H-1B, E-2, L-1 and EB residence petitions. Must have excellent research/writing skills and client follow up. Must be bilingual in Spanish, both verbal and written. Excellent benefits. Email resume and three references to jhart@immigrateusa.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Toronto and Calgary, CA - Egan LLP is currently seeking a Senior Attorney to manage multiple and challenging U.S. business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our diverse clients. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate. Egan LLP, a law firm allied with Ernst & Young LLP (EY), help our clients address the challenges associated with managing today's globally mobile workforce. Recognized as the #2 World's Most Attractive Employer and one of Canada's top employers, EY and Egan LLP continually strive to be a great place to work. Responsibilities include demonstrating a solid understanding of U.S. business immigration law and preparing and submitting non-immigrant, immigrant, and PERM applications in a high volume environment, owning managing a base of clients and as well as managing attorneys, paralegals and other client service team members. Ideal candidate will have a JD along with admission to any U.S. state bar, five or more years of business immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-volume H/L NIV and PERM filings. EB-5 experience is a plus. To apply, please send your resume to alexa.bostock@ca.ey.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Chicago, IL, Sidley Austin LLP. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Prepare a wide variety of business-based nonimmigrant petitions (H-1B, H-3, TN, E, J-1, L-1 and O-1). Assist with corporate clients with PERM application process. Assist with applying for and obtaining work visas with U.S. consular offices abroad. Work closely with our clients' and their employees and families to provide comprehensive immigration service through the application process, including responses to applications, Requests for Evidence, interviews and compliance. Compile and maintain records of immigration forms, other documentation and records of activity on behalf of corporate clients' employees. Review immigration regulations and be able to apply them to various case scenarios. Perform research using all available immigration research tools including government agencies' websites. Education and/or Experience: Required: BA/BS with strong academic credentials; Proficient at Microsoft Office Applications and Adobe Acrobat; Writing sample must be submitted with resume; Minimum of 4 years of experience with the corporate immigration process. Preferred : Paralegal Certificate; Proficient in LawLogix. Other Skills and Abilities: Strong oral and written communication skills; Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills; Strong sense of good judgment; Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills; A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job. To apply: staffcareers@sidley.com.

Foreign Credential Evaluations
Why do the largest law firms, corporations, universities in the U.S. choose AETS for their foreign credential evaluations? As the nation's leader in foreign credential evaluations and translations, American Evaluation & Translation Service, Inc (AETS) provides the most competitive rates in the industry - $75 educational evaluations using Aacrao EDGE, as well as $300 "expert opinion" work experience and position evaluations completed by PhD university professors who have the authority o grant college level credit for work experience and/or raining. AETS offers a variety of turn-around times, including same-day service for educational, work experience, and position evaluations. For a list of rates and times, see: here. 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 visit: here. Please contact AETS at anytime at(786)276-8190, visit http://www.aetsinternational.com,or email info@aetsinternational.com New customers to AETS will receive a 25% discount on their first Educational Evaluation request - just mention Promotion Code: AETS.ILW.25 to avail of this discount.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
What's New about the "New" Immigration?: Traditions and Transformations in the United States since 1965 by Marilyn Halter, Marilynn S. Johnson, Katheryn P. Viens and Conrad Edick Wright - Palgrave Macmillan (December 17, 2014) - Hardcover: 320 pages, ISBN: 1137483865, $81.20 - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1137483865


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