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Immigration Daily July 5, 2011
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Comment: Top Links June 2011
We feature the most accessed links by our readers in June 2011 below:
Top five June Immigration Daily Articles

Top five June Immigration Daily Items

Article: Ugandan Civil Marriage Registration Requirements By Yosef Yacob, JD, LLM, PHD

Bloggings: Something Rotten in the State of Georgia By Greg Siskind

Bloggings: Strauss-Kahn's Accuser May Have Lied to Gain Asylum in the US By Jason Dzubow

News: USCIS Publishes Iraqi Refugee Processing Fact Sheet

News: DOS Pubishes Notice Of Determination Under William Wilberforce Act

News: DOL Updates Online Wage Library For Prevailing Wage Determinations

Focus: Visa Strategies for Entrepreneurs and Investors
Wednesday, July 6 is the deadline to sign up for the Thursday, July 7 phone session of "Illuminating the Dark Ages: Disturbing Trends and Pleasing Solutions in Employment Based Immigration" with Angelo Paparelli (co-discussion leader), Batya Schwartz Ehrens (co-discussion leader), Henry Chang, Nicole Kersey, Lincoln Stone, Nathan Waxman and Karin Wolman. The curriculum is as follows:
Money makes the world go 'round, including on planet DHS. EB-5s and other investor visas offer unique options for individuals as a means of obtaining permanent (green card) or temporary (non immigrant visa) entry to the US. In this session, we will highlight some of the strategic concerns which foreign nationals and attorneys should understand as they explore investing in the US, either in an existing business, or as an entrepreneur starting a new business.

  • Understanding the EB-5 program
  • Problems and solutions for individual investors and regional centers
  • The role of the immigration attorney as an advisor
  • "H-E-L-L-O!" Problems and solutions using other nonimmigrant work categories as an EB-5 alternative
Wednesday, July 6 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/201107.shtm.
Fax form: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201107.pdf

Headline: More than 130,000 Petitioners Want Dream Act Placed on Referendum in 2012 http://ht.ly/5x7NG
Headline: Senator Durbin: An Illegal Alien Could Become President http://ht.ly/5x7Mi
Headline: Important tips for becoming a U.S. citizen http://ht.ly/5x7Kh
Headline: Criminal immigration prosecution numbers continue to rise http://ht.ly/5x7GQ
Headline: U. S. Legislative Immigration Update July 5, 2011 http://ht.ly/5x7EN
Headline: Obama Mandate Could Provide Amnesty for Many Illegals http://ht.ly/5x7Cq
Headline: Immigration bill clarifies a once-muddy debate http://ht.ly/5x7zQ
Headline: D.A. King: The Force Behind Georgia's Immigration Law http://ht.ly/5x7xW
Headline: keep an eye out for and new CLE Seminars. sign up today! http://www.ilw.com/seminars
Headline: It Gets Even Worse- immigration dreamact sb1070 scomm 287g altoarizona altogeorgia altoalabama altosouthcarolina http://ht.ly/5x0SL
Headline: RT @CAPAction: ur State Can't Afford It: The Fiscal Impact of States' Anti-Immigrant Legislation http://cap.af/j71wk2
Headline: RT @Fi2W: Proposal to rewrite NYC store signs in English sparks culture clash: http://ht.ly/5wLze
Headline: RT @colombiancoffee Georgia Immigration Law: Thousands Protest For Reform At State Capitol http://huff.to/lUnPPS
Headline: RT @kase32 Despite Corproate Support 4 UAFA, DOMA Going Down Only Hope For Bi-National Couples- http://t.co/oks3nuO
Headline: RT @SistersofMercy A fourth of July wish. http://bit.ly/iLQzZZ
Headline: RT @HispanicCaucus Great photos from DREAMAct march yesterday in SanAntonio. http://fb.me/OGCDDdVu
Headline: RT @ideas4solutions More than 200 march for DREAMAct Texas immigration http://fb.me/15gOZQUQf
Headline: Letters of the Week: July 5- July 8 http://bit.ly/lTrPso

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - The City Bar Justice Center's Immigrant Justice Practice Area seeks an attorney for a new two year Fragomen Fellowship. The position requires 2+ years experience in immigration law and criminal law to assist clients from New York City who are in or have been in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention, may have criminal records, and are defending against removal. The attorney will be employed by the law firm of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP as an associate and stationed at the City Bar Justice Center for two years to assist in developing the Justice Center's emerging detention defense practice and continuing community education and outreach activities. Requirements include admitted to practice law in New York State and federal courts, ability and willingness to travel to detention facilities outside of New York City, and demonstrated organizational and leadership skills. Please include a cover letter, writing sample, resume and two references (including daytime telephone numbers.) Interested applicants should email all application materials directly to Fragomen at recruitment@fragomen.com to the attention of Michael McEvoy.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Midtown Manhattan, NY and Englewood, NJ - Wildes & Weinberg, PC, prestigious immigration law firm seeks experienced immigration paralegals for both our Midtown Manhattan and Englewood, NJ offices to work on immigrant and non-immigrant matters. Applicant must possess 2+ years of work experience in the area of business immigration, particularly with preparing, organizing and filing PERM applications, O-1, E, H-1B and L-1 visas, as well as strong writing and communication skills. Please send resume and cover letter to resume@wildesweinberg.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Santa Monica, CA - Wolfsdorf Immigration Law Group, a top-rated immigration firm, seeks an experienced paralegal or legal assistant with a minimum of 2 years immigration experience. The duties include assisting with both nonimmigrant and immigrant cases. Qualified candidates must have a commitment to hard work, excellent writing, communication, organizational and case management skills. We offer competitive salaries and benefits plus a pleasant working environment. Send your resume, a cover letter and two immigration writing samples by email only to Managing Partner: Bernard@Wolfsdorf.com (All applications will be kept strictly confidential). We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Case Management Technology
Use technology to leverage your immigration practice with INSZoom's powerful immigration case management products, which include 800+ forms updated within 24 hours of release with no patches or required downloads. This online tool - accessible from anywhere and anytime - provides e-filing of 20+ essential forms and gives you access to client relationship management and practice management tools, group calendaring, emails, notes, reports, billing and invoicing modules, automatic email alerts and reminders, document storage and assembly, and many other immigration management tools. The online library of customizable questionnaires, letters & email templates, ability for clients to check case status online. Compliancy modules: I9, LCA, AR 11, PERM, optional services: credit card processing, Outlook & QuickBooks integration. An ISO 27001:2005 and 9001:2008 certified company, INSZoom has been providing leading edge technology solutions for all sizes, from solo practitioners to large immigration law firms worldwide, corporations, universities and non-profit organizations since 1999. The world's largest immigration software company, INSZoom delivers robust and flexible solutions customized to your practice's needs. Schedule a complimentary online demonstration by calling (925) 244-0600 or emailing info@INSZoom.com. Learn more about why INSZoom has a 99% customer rtention rate at www.INSZoom.com.

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Letters of the Week

ComingsNGoings: New Promotion
Rebecca S. Carson has been selected to serve as the new Chief of Staff of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, effective June 27, 2011. Rebecca has served as the Chief of the Office of Citizenship since July 2009. In this role she has been responsible for leading federal efforts to proactively foster immigrant integration, encourage United States citizenship, and promote instruction and training on citizenship rights and responsibilities. www.uscis.gov

Readers can share professional announcements (up to 100-words at no charge), email: editor@ilw.com.


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Publisher:  Sam Udani    ISSN:   1930-062X
Advisory Board: Jason Dzubow, Rami Fakhoury, Matthew Kolken, Chris Musillo, Greg Siskind, Joel Stewart


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