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Relief From Removal: A Definitive Manual For Winning Cases - Now Shipping

The following is the table of contents for this definitive work which is now being shipped:

  • Chapters: Removal proceedings; Grounds of deportability; Grounds of inadmissibility; Contesting removability; Adjustment of status; Waivers of inadmissibility and deportability in Removal proceedings; Section 212(c) and Cancellation of Removal for Lawful Permanent Residents; Cancellation and Suspension for Non-Permanent Resident Aliens; Asylum, Withholding of Removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture; Voluntary departure; Naturalization as a defense to Removal; Administrative review of Removal Orders; Judicial review of Removal Orders
  • 23 Appendices include: Sample cover letter and instructions for requesting a FBI criminal record check; Sample Motion to Suppress; Sample Motion to Dismiss; Sample Brief in Support of Motion to Terminate Removal Proceedings; Sample Motion to Terminate to Proceed on an Application for Naturalization Pursuant to 8 CFR 1239.2; Sample Notice of Appeal from a decision of an Immigration Judge; Sample Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief to BIA
  • CD-ROM has 600+ important documents including: key BIA & Federal cases, selected USCIS/ICE memos and DOS cables, forms from USCIS & EOIR, relevant regulatory sections from 8 CFR & 42 CFR, significant statutory provisions from the INA, 18 USC & 28 USC, Links to informative internet resources, etc.
For more info, and to order, please see here. For the fax order form, see here.


Article

How To Hire An Immigration Lawyer
Everett P. Anderson writes "Tangled in these laws, many foreign clients are desperate to find a good immigration attorney."

Bloggings: February 15, 2008
Christopher T. Musillo of the Hammond Law Group shares the latest entries to his firm's blog.

To submit an Article for consideration, write to editor@ilw.com.


News

USCIS Proposes Streamlining Procedures For H-2A Program
USCIS announced a series of proposed rule changes that will provide employers with more streamlined procedures for hiring workers under the H-2A program.

USCIS Fact Sheet On Status Of US Citizenship Of Palau Citizens
USCIS issued a fact sheet on the status of citizens of the Republic of Palau.


Classifieds

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Dupont Circle, DC - Fast-paced, dynamic nationally recognized, immigration law firm seeking motivated, detail-oriented individual for business immigration paralegal position. Strong organizational, writing, and interpersonal skills required. Prior business immigration experience required. Experience with PERM desired. Great opportunity for individual interested in challenging, exciting work with international clientele; excellent career advancement possibilities and work environment. Competitive salary and benefits. Please email resume, salary requirements, and references to: jobs@maggio-kattar.com or fax (202) 483-6801, Attn: John Nahajzer. No calls please.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Newark, NJ - Garces & Grabler, P.C. with seven offices seeks attorney with 5-10+ years immigration law experience, with an emphasis on removal proceedings, appeals, family cases, aos interviews, and consular processing. Excellent writing, technical, communication and organizational skills are essential. Demonstrated ability to be team player. Candidates with bilingual spanish language skills desired. E-mail resume, with your specific experience, salary requirements and writing sample to piskadlorobert@yahoo.com or fax: (732) 745-1249. All submissions will remain in confidence.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Manhattan - Alan Lee, Esq., (www.AlanLeeLaw.com) seeks a bright, ambitious, extremely hard-working attorney as sole associate, who writes well, is detailed, does the homework on cases, & has experience in various aspects of immigration law. You will handle appearances at CIS and courts and cases that are/may become difficult. Strong interpersonal and communication skills required. Salary not necessarily commensurate with workload, but good opportunities down the road. E-mail resume to Immigration@AlanLeeLaw.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Chicago, IL - VISANOW seeks a transactional immigration attorney to join our downtown Chicago team and help deliver legal advice and counsel to our clients who include companies, individuals, colleges and universities. JD required with 2+ years experience working as an attorney in immigration law. For a detailed job description, see here. We proved a relaxed work environment and offer competitive compensation plans and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401K and stock purchase programs. If you're interested in taking the next step of your career with an industry leader, e-mail your resume and salary requirements to careers@visanow.com with the title Attorney in the subject line. Relocation assistance to Chicago is not provided. EOE.

PERM Services
Adnet Advertising Agency Inc. has provided labor certification advertising services to immigration attorneys since 1992. Adnet helps attorneys find appropriate places to run labor cert ads, places the ads, obtains the tearsheets, and offers a variety of billing options. Attorneys can manage the entire ad process through Adnet's secure web-based Ad-managment system. Most of Adnet's services are free since we receive a commission from the newspapers and journals where the ad is placed. Adnet services large international law firms as well as solo practice attorneys. Call us at 212-587-3164, visit www.adnet-nyc.com, or email us at information@adnet-nyc.com. Contact us today to find out why we are the ad agency of choice for immigration attorneys since 1992.

PERM Services
At Jon Byk Advertising, Inc., we provide a wide range of services that will help fulfill your PERM recruitment requirements quickly, cost-effectively, and efficiently. With 15+ years of experience working with one of the nation's largest immigration law firms, our customer service is unparalleled. We understand the importance of meeting DOL requirements with regards to ad content, media selection, ad documentation (tear-sheets), and deadlines. We will locate publications that meet DOL and EDD requirements by geographic region, provide upfront pricing, and timely deliver original tear-sheets for all ads (print, online or broadcast). Our experience in recruitment solutions means valuable time saved for you. For more info and a free quote, contact Mya Le at 310-476-3012 or myale@bykadvertising.com.


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Readers can share their professional announcements (100-words or fewer at no charge), email: editor@ilw.com. Readers interested in learning about featuring your event or conference in Immigration Daily, see here. To feature your newsletter in Immigration Daily, see here.

Immigration Event - Madison, NJ
Nachman & Associates is pleased to announce an "Employment Verification Overview" to be held on March 7, 2008, 10-4pm, Fairleigh Dickinson University, The Mansion, Madison NJ Campus. Contact Nachman & Associates for more information: info@visaserve.com or 201-670-0006 x. 110. This is a free event.


Letters

Readers are welcome to share their comments, email: editor@ilw.com (300-words or fewer preferred). Many letters to the Editor refer to past correspondence, available in our archives.

Dear Editor:
Who writes the ID comments? I suspect ID thinks that all southerners still own slaves. Please don't be so condescending to us southerners in the future. ID's commentary about the DREAM vote being along Confederacy/Union lines was simply ridiculous, given that there are many other reasons that the vote went as it did - most notably, because (except for California) nowadays the majority of the illegal alien population in the USA can be probably be found in those southern states. Illegal immigration is not a North/South issue. It is an issue that affects all Americans equally. Being closer to the border, we southerners are more directly affected by it than those in the North, since after all, they probably come through here on there way north ... and I don't think they fly on Southwest Airlines to NYC (yet).

Steve Landess, Esq.
Austin, TX

Dear Editor:
It is with great regret that I now realize my terrible omission in not thanking Nancy Jo Merritt for her guidance, scholarship and patient mentoring on the pros and cons of using E Verify as this relates to the new Arizona immigration law (see 02/14/08 ID Article). I ask my readers to forgive such an egregious silence that can only be attributed to an aging memory and lack of gallantry. Mea culpa.

Gary E. Endelman, Esq.
Houston, TX

Dear Editor:
Everybody always look for great bargain anywhere, more for less, don't we? And it's unfair and hypocrite to critize corporations trying to seek saving to meet their bottom lines because they're likely passing those savings on us so we can enjoy higher quality and quantity of products and services with lower price. Lou Dobbs et al and their fans always complaint about immigration and jobs outsourcing. These people need to get a life and face the reality that life indeed is competitive. I really don't know what Lou Dobbs really wants? If he supports monopoly and protectionism, will he and his fans pay the extra price? Why it should be ethical and moral to restrict our freedom as consumers to shop by outlawing domestic and foreign competition and establishing monopoly in the name "to protect Americans' jobs" ? Why being an American should be something taken for granted. Being a dumb American is not good enough to compete in the globalized world and economy. US citizenship is not a guarantee that we must earn $ 30K a year minimum. I don't think Lou Dobbs et al are happy to pay 2-5 times more expensive goods and services to support his own naive protectionist monopolistic views while he's preaching everyday on CNN something that he won't do and pay for it. Lou Dobbs is dishonest by not telling us this very truth. I suggest CNN to replace him with another American loser who can do better job for much less.

Robert Yang


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