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Immigration Daily September 30, 2011
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Comment: Bad Politics Is Bad Business - Meg Whitman started her campaign for Governor of California by apologizing to her Latino supporters on behalf of the Republican Party for Proposition 187. Under pressure from the anti-immigration wing of the Republican party, her campaign grew progressively more anti-immigration and culminated in the final weeks of the campaign in Whitman calling for the deportation of the woman who had kept her house and cared for her children for nine years – the one she had once described as a “member of our extended family.” See the story of the campaign here.

Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard started Hewlett Packard in a one car garage in 1939, and built it into one of the largest information technology companies in the world - it currently stands 11th on the Fortune 500 list. However for the past few years this venerable Silicon Valley company has been struggling under the weight of a board that has had a spectacular series of failures to its disrepute: failed product lines like its Tablet, a tanking stock price and a string of failed CEOs. Its latest decision to hire Meg Whitman as its CEO continues this record. Hiring someone as CEO who has pushed aggressively for an anti-immigration policy that is destructive to the lives of a significant proportion of your customers, employees and investors is bad business. The company recently hired Goldman Sachs to protect itself from a growing number of its investors disappointed with the company’s strategic direction and performance. Perhaps those of us who take offense at the appointment of an anti-immigrationist at the head of a Fortune 500 company will join the protest against this board - as customers, as employees or as investors. Do you think bad politics makes for bad business? Please make your views heard in our letters section or by writing to us at editor@ilw.com.

Article: Consular Corner: September 2011 by Liam Schwartz

Article: Diversity Green Card Lottery Opens October 4 – "The Cinderella Visa" by Bernard Wolfsdorf and Rahul Soni

Bloggings: Dems Urge Equality for LGBT families in Deportation Cases by Greg Siskind

Bloggings: Barack Obama's bankrupt immigration "centrism" By Roger Algase

News: DOL Publishes Guidance On Wage Methodology for H-2B Program Following Postponement Of Effective Date

Focus: The Immigration Compliance Book
The Immigration Compliance Book, Editors Angelo A. Paparelli, L. Batya Schwartz Ehrens, and Dan Siciliano features contributions from Jason Burritt, Francis E. Chin, Philip C. Curtis, Laura Danielson, John Fay, Bonnie K. Gibson, Richard Gump, Douglas D. Hauer, Susanne C. Heubel, Loan Huynh, Jay Jorgensen, Susan Kelly, Adam Ketcher, Cynthia Lange, Kevin Lashus, Robert F. Loughran, Kristin Major, Johanna Marmon, Cyrus D. Mehta, Maggie Murphy, Michael Patrick, Julie Pearl, Justin A. Rymer, Olivia M. Sanson, Lynn O. Tarran, Vinh C. Trieu, Steve Trow, Greg Wald, Matthew Warren and Michael J. Wildes. The Table of Contents is as follows:

  • Editors' Introduction
  • Understanding I-9 Concepts
  • I-9 Advanced Topics
  • Employer E-Verify Considerations
  • E-Verify Advanced Topics
  • DHS Enforcement Through ICE Raids and Audits
  • Specialty Topics
  • Resource Materials
For more info on this book and to order, see here (fax version, see here).

Headline: a book about immigrants by an immigrant & how becoming an American has changed. get it now! http://ow.ly/6DkUJ
Headline: Bloomberg presses for immigration reform http://ow.ly/6JvtC
Headline: Nadia Habib, college student facing deportation, gets reprieve as immigration officials review case http://ow.ly/6JGmu
Headline: Supreme Court grants cert in three immigration cases: Gutierrez, Sawyers and Vartelas http://ow.ly/6JBzD
Headline: 10 Reasons Why Immigration Reform Is Important to Our Fiscal Health http://ow.ly/6JvmT
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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Wildes & Weinberg, PC, prestigious immigration law firm seeks experienced immigration paralegal for our Midtown Manhattan office 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 O-1, E, and L-1 visa petitions, as well as strong writing and communication skills. Please send resume and cover letter to resume@wildesweinberg.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Philadelphia, PA - Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer, LLP, a nationally-known immigration law firm, has an opening for an associate with 4+ years experience in employment-related immigration law matters. We are a full-service practice, so you will work predominantly on employment-related immigration matters, with the opportunity to work in other practice areas of interest, such as EB-5, waivers/family, and/or immigration litigation. If you have excellent academic credentials and are interested in working on challenging cases at the cutting edge of immigration law, please email your resume and cover letter to hr@klaskolaw.com. Information about the firm and its practice can be found at www.klaskolaw.com.

Case Management Technology
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Letters of the Week:Peter A. Schey, Honza Prchal(2), Joe Whalen, James Yeina, Jim Roberts(2) and Richard Y (4), Gladys Farris, Zoe Adams

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
The CIS Ombudsman’s Office is pleased to invite to a public teleconference "unaccompanied children" - Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. To participate, please RSVP to cisombudsman.publicaffairs@dhs.gov by October 4, 2011 and reference “Unaccompanied Children Teleconference” in the subject line of your email.

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