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Immigration Daily June 29, 2005
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Focus

2005-2006 Editions Now Available For Patel's Immigration Law Library And Immigration Practice By Robert C. Divine And R. Blake Chisam

The 2005-2006 editions of these scholarly reference works are now available with extensive improvements and changes. For more info, please see: http://www.ilw.com/books/. (All orders will be shipped for 2005-2006 editions only, older editions are now out-of-print.)


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Recently Released UNHCR Documents: China, Tibet, East Timor, Colombia, Bolivia
Andrew Painter of the United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees provides UNHCR publications recently released and posted to the UNHCR website.


News

CA District Ct. Grants Mandamus Against US Embassy In Moscow
In Raduga USA Corp. v. US Department of State, No. 04CV996 BTM (BLM) (US District Court Southern District of California, May 24, 2005), the court said that the four year delay in deciding Petitioner's visa application was unreasonable and issued a writ of mandamus against the US consulate (courtesy of Ken White, Esq. of White & Associates).

USCIS Memo On Confidentiality Regulations In Asylum Cases
Joseph E. Langlois, Director of the Asylum Division issued a memo and an attached fact sheet to asylum office directors and deputy directors clarifying the rules governing the disclosure of asylum-related information to third parties.


Classifieds

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
McNamara Koenig & McCarthy, PC (MK&M), a Boston-area law firm with an established business immigration practice, seeks accomplished paralegal with 2+ years experience to join its 7 person team. Busy, collegial firm on Route 128 in Wellesley, dedicated to quality and client service. The Immigration Law Group of MK&M focuses on employment-based immigration, particularly serving the healthcare, technology, financial, and education sectors. Send cover letter and resume in confidence to Julie Sears: jds@mkmlegal.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
International Faculty Advisor (IFA) will facilitate hiring and retention of UVA int'l faculty and staff - this is a FT, twelve-month position in Charlottesville, VA. Must have: Master's degree with previous experience in immigration law, or J.D. with some int'l background. Demonstrated experience working in cross-cultural context, awareness of cultural contrasts and linguistic difficulties. Multi-task and meet critical deadlines. Attention to detail. Work under pressure with high level of discretion. Exceptional analytical, interpersonal and oral and written communication skills with ability to negotiate among competing and conflicting interests. Work both independently and cooperatively as part of team. U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. Preferred skills: Experience advising and counseling others on immigration matters. Full knowledge of 8CFR & 20CFR as they affect H-1B, O-1, TN and future permanent resident employees. Duties: advise prospective and current int'l employees on immigration matters; train and consult staff members who hire foreign nationals; review non-immigrant applications and file H-1B, O-1 and TNs; prepare non-immigrant cases (Form I-129) including securing: prevailing wage determinations, certified Labor Condition Applications from DOL; and immigrant cases (I-140). Review begins 7/1/05 until position is filled. Candidates should apply, including with their cover letter a complete statement of qualifications, full resume of education and relevant experiences, and names of (5) references with current tel # + email address in confidence to Carolyn Laquatra at: CL4A@Virginia.edu.

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New Offices
Allen C. Ladd announces the relocation of his immigration law office to 105 Pelham Commons Blvd., Greenville, SC 29615. The office maintains a full-service immigration practice to clients from all backgrounds. Mr. Ladd has been practicing immigration law since 1988 and has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory. Toll-free telephone number is (888) 706-9977.


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