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Immigration Daily August 2, 2010
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News: Leaked Mayorkas Memo Outlines Administrative Alternatives To CIR

Article: European Court Fines Switzerland For Violating Asylum Seekers' Rights by Jason Dzubow

Article: CNN Report: The Next Legal Steps in Arizona by Matthew Kolken

Article: How We Know It's Time To Declare CIR Dead by Greg Siskind

News: EOIR Announces Latest Disciplinary Actions

News: USCIS Announces New Website Features

Focus: Asylum For Experts Hot Topics
Tuesday, August 3 is the deadline for the Thursday, August 5 phone session of "Asylum For Experts" with Anna Gallagher (discussion leader), Lisa Frydman, Regina Germain, Molly Groom, Anwan Hughes and Jedidah Hussey. The curriculum is as follows:

Gang-based asylum claims

  1. Overview of current case law
  2. Defining the particular social group
  3. Establishing a claim based on political opinion
  4. Establishing a claim based on religion
  5. UNHCR Guidelines
  6. Identifying resources
Adjudication process for unaccompanied minors (UAC)
  1. Definition of UAC
  2. Procedures for adjudicating their claims before USCIS
Tuesday, August 3 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201008.shtm. Fax form: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201008.pdf. Don't delay, sign up today.

Headline: Prop. 187: The Times on the federal-state immigration conflict http://ow.ly/2jVcZ
Headline: Scaremongers and the Sanctuary City http://ow.ly/2jV6E
Headline: Virginia Cops Can Check Immigration Status, Attorney General Rules http://ow.ly/2jV57
Headline: Immigration Policy Targeting Military Families Outlined in Memo http://ow.ly/2jV0q
Headline: Immigration law showdown looms http://ow.ly/2jUUO
Headline: Graham Wants Immigration Overhaul Next Year http://ow.ly/2jUSh
Headline: Palin: Obama Doesn't Have the "Cojones" for Immigration Reform http://ow.ly/2jUHP
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Headline: Removal Book: Learn abt removal proceedings, relief from removal, appeals & much more. For table of contents & get copy http://ow.ly/27z8x

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Help Wanted: Immigration Professionals
Washington, DC - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services offers unique Senior Executive Service (SES) career opportunities in Washington, DC. USCIS will be accepting applications for several SES positions starting, July 23, 2010 through August 20, 2010. Therefore, if you are interested you must act fast. If any of these challenging and rewarding careers interests you, please review the official vacancy announcement located on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) USA jobs website. Please be sure to search for and reference vacancy announcement numbers below. Chief, Office of Public Engagement (Vacancy number: EXSER/10-037CIS); Deputy Associate Director, Management Directorate (Vacancy number: EXSER/10-038CIS); Deputy Director, California Service Center (Vacancy number: EXSER/10-039CIS) Visit us online at www.uscis.gov/careers. EOE.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Boston, MA - Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. seeks immigration legal assistant who will report to immigration section manager and supports immigration attorneys. Prepare H-1B, L-1, O-1, TN, and E-1/E-2 visas and PERM application; file business and employment-related immigration documentation under supervision of attorneys; extensive communication with clients and government agencies; assist on special projects as assigned. Bachelor's degree and minimum of 4 to 8 years business immigration experience required; excellent customer service skills; strong communication skills; must be organized, detail oriented, responsive and have excellent follow through skills; multi-task and work independently; strong sense of accountability and ownership of projects; ability to prioritize workload effectively; flexibility to work overtime when necessary. Please send resume to mlhr@mintz.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
St. Louis, MO - Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP seeks an experienced paralegal for its premier St. Louis Immigration Law group. Deep experience in full range of employment-based matters a must, including IV's, NIV's, PERM, EB-1 and NIW - medical and Conrad Amendments a plus. Salary and benefits are very competitive. Please submit your resume here. No recruiters please.

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