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Article: Silver Lining on Immigration After the November 2010 Mid-Term Elections by Cyrus Mehta

Article: The Fight Book: Chapter I- H1B: Part C by Rami Fakhoury

Article: An Assessment Of DNA Testing For African Refugees By Jill Esbenshade for the Immigration Policy Center

Article: Report: Obama Administration Has Lost the Ability to Fully Control Immigration Enforcement by Matthew Kolken

News: DOL Publishes List Of PERM Program Debarments

News: DHS Issues Report On Migrant Smuggling Costs Along Southwest Border

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Focus: Business Immigration Law
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Business Immigration Law: Strategies For Employing Foreign Nationals
Chapter 1: Basic Concepts
Chapter 2: Recruiting Foreign Nationals
Chapter 3: Short-Term Needs
Chapter 4: Specialty Occupation Professionals
Chapter 5: Intra-Company Transfers
Chapter 6: Investment and Trade: E Visas
Chapter 7: NAFTA
Chapter 8: Employee Sanctions
Chapter 9: Tax Issues
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Business Immigration Law: Forms and Filings
Chapter 1: Administrative, Legislative, and Regulatory Structure
Chapter 2: Strategies and Obstacles to Consider Before Filing
Chapter 3: Obtaining the Visa Status
Chapter 4: Students and Business Visitors
Chapter 5: Specialty Occupation Workers
Chapter 6: L 1A / L 1B Multinational Transfers
Chapter 7: E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors
Chapter 8: NAFTA TN Professionals
Chapter 9: O-1 Foreign Nationals with Extraordinary Abilities
Chapter 10: Temporary Non-Agricultural Workers
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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Pittsburgh, PA - K&L Gates LLP, comprising of nearly 2,000 lawyers across three continents, seeks an entry-level immigration paralegal and an experienced immigration paralegal to provide support to lawyers and clients of the firm's growing Immigration practice. Entry level paralegals will be trained to prepare, file and track business-related nonimmigrant and permanent residence applications and petitions. Our experienced immigration paralegals are immersed in all aspects of the engagement. Essential duties and responsibilities: Works closely with lawyers, staff and client representatives; Prepares and provides appropriate questionnaires, applications and forms including the drafting of memos, support letters, supporting documents, and responses to governmental requests; Provides appropriate guidance to the client throughout the engagement to ensure proper completion of forms, follow-up and resolution of processing issues and communication of case status; Utilizes and manages information in the practice software. Qualified candidates typically have an undergraduate degree and must possess strong organizational, communication, research and writing skills. Candidates must be problem-solvers, self-motivated, pro-active, detail-oriented and focused on providing top-notch client service. Experienced candidates should have direct paralegal experience with employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant matters. We offer a communicative work environment and excellent benefits. EOE. To apply, please use this link.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Los Angeles, CA - Downtown Los Angeles immigration firm seeks paralegal with 5+ years of experience in variety of immigration practice areas. Must be detail oriented and an excellent writer. Bachelor degree or paralegal certification preferred. Send letter of interest and resume to Candice@lskglaw.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
San Francisco, CA - Morgan Lewis, an international law firm with nearly 1,300 attorneys, seeks a highly qualified mid-level associate with law firm experience to join our Immigration Practice. The ideal candidate must have experience managing high volume business immigration work as well as expertise in dealing with various government agencies and consular posts to resolve complex immigration issues. With an eye toward providing exceptional client service, the candidate must also have experience in managing, training, and mentoring a team of case assistants and paralegals. The successful candidate must possess excellent academic credentials as well as strong organization, writing, and analytical skills and must possess a good sense of humor. We have a very friendly workplace and value collegiality, mutual respect, and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding. California bar membership is required. In addition to a competitive salary, qualified candidates are eligible for a signing bonus. At this time, Morgan Lewis is not accepting applications submitted by search firms. Qualified candidates only. All inquiries will be kept confidential. EEOE. To apply: Please submit your resume, law school transcripts, and writing sample using this online application system link.

Expert Witness Services
Muslim World Expert Professor Shaul M. Gabbay, Phd, offers expert testimony in immigration cases from Muslim countries/societies, including the former USSR. Dr. Gabbay prepared reports and testified in 250+ Immigration cases nationwide (asylum, cancellation of removal, asylum interviews, hardship waivers) with a 93% success rate. Examples of what Immigration lawyers say: ... "He is a consummate scholar and passionate about his subject ... He makes a wonderful witness... He is riveting on the witness stand, helping us win nearly unwinnable cases with aplomb. He has won the praise of numerous Immigration Judges." (Svetlana Schreiber, Esq.) ... "He provided the testimony we needed in numerous asylum cases ... in virtually all of those cases, but for the expert witness testimony, I doubt the cases would have been approved, I recommend Professor Gabbay to anyone with issues involving Islamic society and culture." (Stephen Berman, Esq.) ... "His testimonies, whether written or oral, are credible, persuasive, and non-refutable. I have never lost a single case which had Dr. Gabbay on as an expert witness." (Ally Bolour, Esq.). Contact Professor Gabbay with any questions. He can also recomend country experts outside his specialty. Professor Shaul M. Gabbay, Phd, Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, sgabbay@du.edu, (303) 871-2560. www.Muslimworldexpert.com.

Case Management Technology
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Children and Migration: At the Crossroads of Resiliency and Vulnerability, Edited by Marisa O. Ensor and Elzbieta Gozdziak, Palgrave Macmillan, 272 pp., Hardcover, ISBN: 0230272533, $90.00 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0230272533/

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