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Immigration Daily March 11, 2010
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Focus

US Tax Compliance For Immigrants And Employers: The Lawyer's Complete Guide

US Tax Compliance For Immigrants And Employers is authored by noted authority Paula Singer with contributions by Gary Singer. The outline is as follows:

  • International Aspects of Individual U.S. Tax Returns
  • A Guide for Filing IRS Forms 1042 and 1042-S
  • U.S. Taxation of H-1B Specialty Workers
  • U.S. Taxation of B-1 Business Visitors
  • U.S. Taxation of Foreign Students
  • L-1 Intracompany Transferees on U.S. Assignment
  • What You Need to Know About Exchange Visitors
  • J-1 Nonstudent Exchange Visitors Performing U.S. Services
  • Tax Treaty Benefits for Foreign Nationals Performing U.S. Services
  • Appendix includes Treaties/Agreements and Sample Letters
  • CD-ROM includes 50+ IRS Forms, 16 IRS Publications, useful web links
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Articles

Bloggings On Nurse And Allied Health Immigration
Christopher T. Musillo writes "until such time as the Memorandum is withdrawn, we recommend that our clients be prepared to present documentation of an itinerary and the Employer-Employee relationship."

Bloggings On Updates In Immigration Law
Carl Shusterman writes "As Democrats and Republicans in Congress have spent the past year beating each other up regarding the health care bill, do we want the same thing to happen with immigration this year?"

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News

USCIS Says Certified LCAs Required With H1B Filing
USCIS announced that as of March 10, 2010, it will reject any H-1B petition filed without an LCA certified by DOL.

USCIS Reminds Chilean Nationals Of Immigration Benefits
USCIS reminded Chileans of U.S. immigration benefits available to eligible Chilean nationals upon request Ii light of the recent natural catastrophes in Chile, USCIS.


Classifieds

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Chicago, IL - The Office of the Chief Counsel seeks experienced attorney with demonstrated experience in personnel law, labor law, torts law, privacy and disclosure law and other administrative laws for the Commercial and Administrative Law Division. Serve as senior attorney providing advice to Chief of the Commercial and Administrative Law Division, the Chief Counsel, and USCIS officials located at the Headquarters Office in support of USCIS's mission. Five+ years relevant legal experience required. For more info, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2010-0002 at USAJobs.com. Submit resume, cover letter + legal brief samples (max. 10 pps.) to Lakisha Richardson: at Lakisha.Richardson1@dhs.gov. This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in competitive civil service. Must be received by close of business, Monday, March 22, 2010. Position is at the GS-13/14/15 levels.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - The Office of the Chief Counsel seeks experienced attorney with demonstrated experience in personnel law, labor law, torts law, privacy and disclosure law and other administrative laws for the Commercial and Administrative Law Division. Serve as senior attorney providing advice to Chief of the Commercial and Administrative Law Division, the Chief Counsel, and USCIS officials located at the Headquarters Office in support of USCIS's mission. Five+ years relevant legal experience required. For more info, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2010-0003 at USAJobs.com. Submit resume, cover letter + legal brief samples (max. 10 pps.) to: Lakisha Richardson: at Lakisha.Richardson1@dhs.gov. This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service. Must be received by close of business, Monday, March 22, 2010. Position is at the GS-13/14/15 levels.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Laguna Niguel, CA - The Office of the Chief Counsel seeks experienced attorney for its Training and Knowledge Management Division (TKMD). Attorney will serve as advisor to the Division Chief of TKMD, the Chief Counsel, and to USCIS and other Departmental components on issues relating to U.S. immigration laws. Attorney will provide legal advice, develop, and conduct training on a variety of immigration related issues. Position has a particular focus on employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant classifications, and will be located at California Service Center. Travel is connected with position. For more info, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2010-0001 at USAJobs.com. Applications submitted through USAJOBS will not be considered. Submit resume, cover letter + two writing samples (max. 10 pps.) to: Janice Neetenbeek, Chief, TKMD: at Janice.Neetenbeek@dhs.gov. Must be received by close of business, Monday, March 22, 2010. Position is at the GS-13/14/15 levels. No relocation reimbursement available.

BIA Delivery Service
Have you missed the deadline for overnight delivery to the Board of Immigration Appeals? We offer same day service to the BIA. We are conveniently located only a block away. Fax us your Notice to Appeal or brief by 2pm ET on the due date to: (703) 845-5991 and we will personally file it for you, obtain a stamped date copy and mail/fax it back to you. We offer competitive rates and unparallelled service. For information, contact us: Brief-X-Press, Falls Church, VA Fax: (703) 845-5991.

Translation Services
Certified translations by Legal Language Services in 157 languages have helped immigration attorneys throughout the United States for more than 25 years. Legal Language translates birth and marriage certificates, academic degrees, health records, employment information and other documents needed for immigration proceedings. Legal Language meets all USCIS translation requirements. Legal Language also offers consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, as well as certified transcription, in support of immigration proceedings. Rush service, including same day service, is available for a slight additional fee. For a free consultation or for more info: call 1-800-788-0450 or email immigration@legallanguage.com or visit us at http://www.legallanguage.com/lp/immigrationtranslation/. In addition, Legal Language seeks experienced immigration attorneys to contribute to our blog and respond to questions from visitors to our site. Email us to discuss further.


Tweets

Stratfor: Terrorists include white supremacists, anti-abortionists http://ow.ly/1h4G8 Msg2Obama: Dont just prosecute them, deport them!

Antis say they are not racists: http://ow.ly/1h4oZ If you lie in excrement, you get smeared in it. RACISTS!

RI4A to Durbin: http://ow.ly/1h41Q The Senate's #2 "leader" is all talk and no action. Wud having Repubs in charge be any worse?

Globalized racists propose jailing aliens in China http://ow.ly/1h3Qv How about deporting all racists to jails in China?

Racist rascals surprised at being outed http://ow.ly/1h1Xe Lets not just defeat the racists, lets deport them! To Antarctica!

RollCall story: #Obama n # immigration http://ow.ly/1h1SW The lies keep coming ... thick n fast.

TheHill story: #Immigration and #HCR http://ow.ly/1h1Lm CHC should get Pelosi Obama Reid to publicly commit to floor vote on CIR in spring.

Fox story: Anti-immigrationists are traitors to America, THEY are the reason for National ID card http://ow.ly/1h1FM HT Greg Siskind

Politico story: http://ow.ly/1h1ij Wimp Durbin (DREAM or Nightmare?) hides behind Schumer's skirts: "Sen. Schumer is our leader ."

Antis say they oppose national ID card http://ow.ly/1gM8E Msg2antis: V hate national ID too, support legalization or v will deport YOU!

WaPo story: "No legalization. No reelection" http://ow.ly/1gM0L Msg2#Obama - fire #Rahm or you are fired!

The genesis of BigBro, n how this ties to #immigration http://ow.ly/1gLPH Lets have just unconditional amnesty + deport #Tancredo instead!

Is Durbin a toothless tiger? Can a #CIR bill b introduced in 11 days? http://ow.ly/1gJy7 Mayb Durbin has no real power

RollCall: "Schumer-Graham ... just an effort to get ... immigrant community off their backs" http://ow.ly/1gIJI Deport the liars 2Antarctica

Trial judges reprimanded for derogatory comments about #immigrants http://ow.ly/1gIiL Y is reprimand enough, ynot deport these judges?

CQ: #Schumer n #Graham are "getting real close to a deal" on #CIR http://ow.ly/1gI2h #immigration

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