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Article: International Migration Outlook: SOPEMI 2010 by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Article: Taking Our Medicine: America's Pressing and Unanswered Need for Immigration Reform by Leon and Michael Wildes

Article: Testimony Before the Georgia House Judiciary Committee on HB 87 by Charles Kuck

Article: 11 Business Practices That Undermine Your Marketing Program and Trash Your Reputation by Trey Ryder

Bloggings: Immigrant Of The Day: Andy Bechtolsheim - Entrepreneur by Greg Siskind

Bloggings: OFWs At NAIA by Chris Musillo

News: USCIS Publishes Interim Memo On T And U Visa Extensions For Comment

News: White House Publishes Presidential Memo On Unexpected Refugee Needs Related To Libya

News: CRS Report On Federal Taxation Of Aliens Working In The United States And Selected Legislation

Focus: The Physician Immigration Book
ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Physician Immigration Book edited by Robert Aronson. Contributors are: Mary Amundson, Robert Aronson, Lisa Atkins, Therese Bart, Janice Bianco, Ingrid Brey, Brian Bruner, Elise Bruner, Jacqueline Bucar, Lisa Claypool, Kristi Crawford, Karen Dean, Alex Dgebuadze, Robert Divine, Goldie Domingue, Maria Fritzinger Elias, Eleanor Fitzpatrick, Roberta Freedman, Kristen Harris, Wendy Hess, Dayna Kelly, Khorzad Mehta, Jennifer Minear, Bruce Morrison, George Newman, Elizabeth Neuwirth, Ana Pottratz Acosta, Karen Pollins, Jennell Prentice, Elizabeth Quinn, Michelle Scimecca, Suzanne Seltzer, Carl Shusterman, Greg Siskind, Rita Sostrin, Tim Skinner, Sarah Peterson Strensrud, Margaret Stock, Hamel Vyas, Tracy Wallowicz, David Ware, Nathan Waxman, Andrew Wizner and Robert Whitehill
The book outline is as follows:
INTRODUCTION

  • Healthigration: Immigration Meets Healthcare Reform by Robert Aronson
THE PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE AND HEALTHCARE REALITIES
  • U.S. Physician Workforce Policy And The Role Of International Medical Graduates: Modest Proposals For A New Era by Kristen Harris
  • Immigration Attorneys And In-House Recruiters: The Essential Connection by Tim Skinner and Jennell Prentice
  • Rural Healthcare & Conrad 30 J-1 Waivers by Mary Amundson, and Therese Bart
THE J-1 EXCHANGE VISITOR PROGRAM: VIEWS FROM THE INSIDE AND THE OUTSIDE
  • The Evolution Of The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program And The Foreign Residence Obligation: How They Developed To Control Employment In Graduate Medical Education By International Medical Graduates by Ingrid K. Brey
  • ECFMG Role in Administering the J-1 Physician Program by Eleanor Fitzpatrick & Tracy Wallowicz
  • J-1 Clinical Training For Physicians: Institutional Consideration & Concepts by Lisa E. Claypool and Hamel Vyas
  • International Medical Graduates And The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program: Institutional Roles And Responsibilities by Janice Bianco
STARTING THE IMMIGRATION PROCESS: THE ART OF THE CLIENT INTAKE PROCESS
  • Physician Intake And Issue Spotting by Robert S. Whitehill
J-1 WAIVER STRATEGY AND PRACTICE FOR PHYSICIANS
  • 50 Ways To 30 Waivers: The Conrad State 30 Program by Suzanne Seltzer
  • Fundamentals And Relevance Of Underserved Designations by Robert D. Aronson
  • Interested Government Agency (IGA) Clinical Waiver Programs by Goldie C. Domingue
  • The New Veterans Health Administration - Again? by Michelle M. Eaton Scimecca
  • J-1 Waivers Through the U.S. Department Of Health And Human Services (HHS) - Promoting Excellence And Impact In Biomedical Research by Elizabeth Quinn
H-1B TEMPORARY WORKER CONSIDERATIONS AND STRATEGY FOR PHYSICIANS
  • Brief Overview Of Physician's Use Of H-1B Visa Category by George S. Newman
  • H-1B Visas For Physicians-In-Training: A Marathon Or An Obstacle Course? by Alexander Dgebuadze and Rita Sostrin
  • Tracking The Intractable: H-1B Fulfillment Issues For International Medical Graduates by Khorzad Mehta
  • A Look At Selected Cutting Edge Issues For H1-B International Medical Graduates by Andrew L. Wizner
  • CSpouses Should Derive More H-1B Time Along With The Green Card Process by Robert Divine
  • Who Calls The Shots: The Corporate Practice Of Medicine And Defining The Employer In H-1B Physician Cases by Jacqueline D. Bucar and Elizabeth M. Neuwirth
ASSESSING ALL POSSIBILITIES: OTHER NONIMMIGRANT VISA OPTIONS FOR PHYSICIANS
  • Alternative Non-Immigrant Visa Options For International Medical Graduates by Roberta Freedman and Lisa Atkins
  • Canadian Physicians - Separate And Unequal by Carl Shusterman
LONG TERM OPTIONS: PERMANENT RESIDENCE AND NATURALIZATION
  • Threading The Needle: Counseling The International Medical Graduate On Options For Lawful Permanent Residence by Jennifer A. Minear
  • Traversing The Permanent Residence Landscape For International Medical Graduates: A Comparative Analysis by Brian T. Bruner
  • Take One Aspirin And A Zantac Before Proceeding: The Alien Labor Certification Process For Physicians by Wendy Castor Hess, Karen M. Pollins and Maria P. Fritzinger Elias
  • "Establishing Business Necessity In Physician Labor Certification: Is It Ever A Necessity? by Dayna Kelly
  • "The Special Handling Labor Certification In The Context Of Medical Schools by David Ware
  • Obtaining The NIW Attestation Letter Of Support: Practical Guidance And Considerations by Elise Bruner
  • Searching For The Five-Year Cure: Eligibility Issues Following Completion Of The Employment Obligation In NIW Cases by Robert Aronson and Ana Pottratz Acosta
  • Twelve Years After: Six Post - NYSDOT Physician NIWs: 2010 Update by Nathan Waxman and Karen L. Dean
  • Military Service As An Option For Foreign Health Care Professionals by Margaret D. Stock
COMPLIANCE CONSIDERATIONS
  • The Legacy Of Kutty: Does Kutty Change Who Is Responsible For Paying H-1B Attorney Fees? by Sarah Peterson Stensrud
DESIGNING A BETTER MOUSETRAP: SOME THOUGHTS ON LEGISLATIVE REFORM
  • The Legislative Horizon For Physician Immigration by Greg Siskind
  • A Simpler Future For FMGs - The MD Visa by Bruce A. Morrison
For more info on The Physician Immigration Book and to order:
Online: http://www.ilw.com/books/ThePhysicianImmigrationBook.shtm
By Fax: http://www.ilw.com/books/ThePhysicianImmigrationBook.pdf

Headline: Maryland Passes Its Version Of The Dream Act http://ow.ly/4a9vT
Headline: Undocumented Immigrants Could Work Legally Under Utah's Immigration Bill http://ow.ly/4a9rQ
Headline: State Officials Speak Out on Immigration Poll http://ow.ly/4a9nL
Headline: Danish immigration minister fired http://ow.ly/4a9l1
Headline: Lawmakers eye immigration bills http://ow.ly/4a9jp
Headline: Utah immigration plan could stir legal storm http://ow.ly/4a9aF
Headline: Washington Senate Votes Down Driver's License Ban for Undocumented Immigrants http://ow.ly/4a95d
Headline: RT @azlocalsus Should More States Adopt Illegal Immigration Laws Like Arizona's? - SodaHead News http://azlocals.us
Headline: RT @VivirLatino: Coming Out of the Shadows in Search of Justice 4 Immigrant Youth http://bit.ly/hSCZji
Headline: RT @Chicanisima: In America's Heartland, church leaders support immigrant rights http://bit.ly/dJ8S2F
Headline: RT @Demos_Org Right now in DC: "Women & Immigration: Improving Policy and Lives" in honor of International Women's Day - http://bit.ly/e6OZtf
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Headline: I-140 Book: An attorney's guide on I-140 EBIV Process. For the complete table of contents and to order see http://ow.ly/45IkW

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Cleveland, OH - Margaret Wong and Associates, LLP seeks paralegal for immediate hire. Applicant must possess work experience in the area of family and removal immigration as well as strong writing and communication skills. Send resume + cover letter to: wong@imwong.com. All resumes will be treated in confidence.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Cleveland, OH - Margaret Wong and Associates, LLP seeks to hire experienced family and removal immigration attorney immediately. Candidate must be an excellent researcher, communicater, and writer. Excellent advancement opportunities offered, including partnership track. Send resume + cover letter to: wong@imwong.com. All resumes will be treated in confidence.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Denver, Colorado - Ogletree Deakins is seeking an experienced business immigration paralegal for its Denver office. Candidates should have experience in business immigration law including preparation of H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, P-1 and E-1/E-2 petitions, PERM applications, EB-1 and PERM based I-140s, and adjustments. Qualified candidates must have excellent organizational/communication skills and experience with one of the major immigration case management systems. Very competitive salary and excellent opportunity for professional growth. No relocation assistance. Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: cheryl.passini@ogletreedeakins.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, DC - Boutique immigration law firm in downtown Washington, DC seeks experienced associate attorney. Ideal candidate will have excellent research, writing skills and client relation skills. Must have demonstrated experience in all business and family immigrant and nonimmigrant petitions and significant Immigration Court experience. Bilingual Spanish/English a plus. Collegial atmosphere. No billable hours. Competitive salary and benefits. Resumes, refs and writing samples to paulhaar@paulhaarlaw.com.

CLE Immigration Event
Memphis, TN - (May 13-14, 2011) The Federal Bar Association in conjunction with the Memphis Mid-South Chapter of the FBA; the Mid-South Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA); and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, invite you to join us for one of the most exciting national immigration conferences available this year. The confirmed speaker line-up is a who's who of well-renowned AILA attorneys and government officials including Judges from The US Circuit Court of Appeals, the Acting Director of EOIR and other former and current Immigration Judges from across the country, and counsel from The Office of Immigration Litigation (OIL). This conference also offers the opportunity to hear from a panel of ICE and USCIS supervisors as they discuss various immigration issues that affect both the mid-South and the nation as a whole. Come mingle with faculty without large crowds. This intimate setting is perfect for both new and experienced practitioners alike. Program includes special tracks for pro bono attorneys as well as criminal lawyers. Earn up to 14 CLE hours (with a possibility of 3 ethics hours offered) and have fun, too. Early bird deadline is April 15, 2011. This Conference is limited to 400 participants. For more information, including speakers, curriculum, see here. For online hotel registration, see here.

Korean Community Website
Would you like to meet new clients for free?   You can do so by registering with ShadedCommunity.com as an “honest attorney.” ShadedCommunity.com is a website which provides all kinds of immigration information mostly to the Korean community.  Koreans looking for honest attorneys to answer their questions regarding immigration law will be able to find you on the list of “Honest Attorneys” of this site.  In order to protect a registered attorney’s profit advantage, there will be a limit to the number of attorneys allowed to register from each state. On average, each state will be represented, according to their population, by 4 immigration attorneys who will be accepted on a first-come basis. Among the 4 registered attorneys, 2 will be Korean and 2 will be American.  Once the set number of attorneys is reached, any other attorneys attempting to register will be put on a waitlist. In addition, all registered attorneys will have to sign an agreement that they will not charge excessive rates to their clients. Honest Attorneys can answer some questions visitors have posted on the site. You can register as an honest attorney on the link here.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington, DC, March 10 - The USCIS and the Office of Public Engagement is pleased to present "USCIS E-Verify Self Check". For more info, please contact the Office of Public Engagement at public.engagement@dhs.gov by March 9. For those who plan to attend in person, use subject line "Self Check - In Person", phone participants use "Self Check - Phone".

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