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Immigration Daily November 10, 2011
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Comment: Anti-Immigrationist Loses - Latino Fox News reports "In an unprecedented recall election, Arizona's State Senator and Senate President Russell Pearce, conceded defeat Tuesday. The defeat was a stunning rebuke to the author of Arizona's controversial immigration law and could serve as a warning signal to politicians who have advocated hard-line policies on immigration. The recall vote was widely perceived as a referendum on immigration policies by both sides of the political divide. Pearce himself painted the recall advocates as liberal outsiders who were targeting him because of immigration. Although the GOP retains control of the Legislature, Pearce's defeat is being interpreted by Republicans as message that divisive stands on immigration and other issues are not welcome by voters." Making persecution of immigrants a top priority while hurting your state's economy in the process is certainly bad public policy, and it also looks like it is bad politics for demagogues who attempt it. Please let us know what you think of this development by commenting in our letters section, or by writing to us at editor@ilw.com.

Article: Recap of the FBA Workplace I-9 Enforcement Conference by John Fay

Bloggings: Beware of What You Wish For: Is " The Fairness for HIgh-Skilled Immigration Act" Really A Good Idea? by Gary Endelman

Bloggings: Obama Administration set to Deport DREAMer Jose "JB" Librojo this Saturday by Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: D.C. takes firm Stance against Immigration Checks by Danielle Beach-Oswald

News:USCIS Releases Draft Policy Memo On EB-5 Adjudications

News: USCIS Reminds Eligible Nationals Of Haiti To File For TPS

Focus: THE H-1B BOOK
THE H-1B BOOK is Edited by Karen Weinstock, and features contributions by Prakash Khatri, Courtney Black, Mikiel J. Davids, Melissa Downing, Rajeshri Patel, Ari J. Sauer, and Elissa Taub. The Table of Contents is as follows:
I. and II. FOREWORD and INTRODUCTION
III. H-1B STEP BY STEP
First Step: Interview The Client
Second Step: Send The Client Intake Forms And Related Information
Third Step: Credentials: Verify That The Worker Has A US Bachelor's Degree Or Equivalent
Fourth Step: Determine The Prevailing Wage
Fifth Step: Prepare And File The Labor Condition Application (LCA)
Sixth Step: Prepare The I-129, Related Forms And Petition Letter
Seventh Step: Send All The Forms And Petition Letter To The Client For Review and Signature
Eighth Step: Assemble The H-1B Petition And Send To The USCIS Service Center
Ninth Step: Troubleshooting
Tenth Step: Post-Approval Case Management
IV. ADVANCED H-1B ISSUES
H-1B Degree Equivalency
Reviewing The Path To Permanent Residency
Traveling On An H-1B Visa While Petition Or Application Is Pending
Dealing With Gaps In Employment
Temporary Visa Alternatives To The H-1B
The History And Economic Impact Of The H-1B Visa
When Are H-1B Visas Cap Exempt?
V. and VI. ESSENTIAL MEMORANDA and CD-ROM RESOURCE MATERIALS
For more information about the book and to order, see here. For the fax form, see here.

Headline: Pat Robertson and Samuel Rodriguez talk Immigration http://t.co/u1ehtY7i
Headline: fromevansridge HuffingtonPost: Immigration foes fall immigration gop http://t.co/SFyy0hdm
Headline: Recent changes in AL&TX immigration law provoked strong reactions of millions people. What do you want to say about it?
Headline: Linking Immigration to Occupy Wall Street: A Reporter's Notebook http://t.co/1xvXTXlg
Headline: Video: Singled out - Crisis in Alabama immigration via ACLU http://t.co/PV55tsWd
Headline: 16 Latin American Nations Want To Challenge SC SouthCarolina Immigration Law http://t.co/GQSoFQAZ
Headline: Author of tough Arizona immigration law loses recall election http://t.co/If53L1bk
Headline: Immigration Daily: Job Openings http://t.co/fHt1X1RI
Headline: Looking for the best candidate? Carry your help wanted ad on Immigration Daily. Find out more details at http://t.co/4XFTAfKM
Headline: Birmingham Board of Education will condemn Alabama's immigration law officially, members say http://t.co/e5ZmqvU1
Headline: Bill Clinton endorses Rick Perry’s DREAM Act http://t.co/ql6S1gGo
Headline: immigration is okay when it's legal ...what is your opinion? Is undocumented immigration ruining america?
Headline: Obama rolls back immigration enforcement, again http://t.co/XvA68Ury
Headline: AL& TX immigration laws show us how desperately reform is needed. Will comprehensive immigration legislation be enacted in this Congress?
Headline: The Consular Posts Book: this useful guide covers major consular posts, theory & practice. Get your copy at http://t.co/j3zozq0A
Headline: Which one is right? Illegal alien, Undocumented alien or Alien without proper documents?

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Mid-west, USA - A well-established, boutique law firm is seeking attorneys with experience in business immigration for immediate hire. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Please submit your cover letter and resume at immigration.job.opening@gmail.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Mid-west, USA - A well-established, boutique law firm has openings for paralegals with experience handling business immigration matters. Applicant must possess strong writing and communication skills Please submit your cover letter and resume at immigration.job.opening@gmail.com .

Help Wanted: Immigration Professionals
Multiple Locations, Canada - Ernst & Young's global alliance of independent law firms cooperate with our offices worldwide to provide our clients with integrated, quality service. The business immigration specialists at Egan LLP work closely with members of Ernst & Young's Human Capital group, to help companies address the challenges associated with managing today's globally mobile workforce. Egan LLP helps companies efficiently relocate people wherever they need them to be, anywhere in the world. The firm's comprehensive range of services-from advising on immigration issues and the use of international agreements in immigration matters, to arranging entry visas, work permits or permanent resident status-makes operating across borders less painful and more cost-effective for employers. And for employees, these services mean less stressful, low-risk cross-border travel. Our offices are growing! We currently have openings in our Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver offices for the following roles: -Associate Lawyers (US Business Immigration) -Associate Lawyers (Canadian Business Immigration) -Global Immigration Senior Coordinator -Law Clerks. For more information, please visit our Ernst & Young Careers website http://www.ey.com/CA/en/Careers and search for open roles using the keyword Immigration .

Help Wanted: Immigration Professionals
Washington, DC - U. S. Department of Labor is hiring for two positions through November 10, 2011. A temporary Program Manager (Vacancy Announcement Number:DE-11-ETA-182), a Permanent Program Manager (Vacancy Announcement Number:DE-11-ETA-186) For specific information about these positions please review the official vacancy announcement located at www.usajobs.gov

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Sunnyvale, CA, - Sindell Law Offices, P.C. a boutique business immigration law firm, seeks an experienced paralegal. Our firm focuses on the representation of Japanese corporations and nationals in various business immigration matters. We seek a paralegal with 2-5 years of experience dealing with clients, forms, L-1, H-1b, E, PERM, and other NIV visas, someone who has experience preparing RFE responses. Most important skills include English writing skills, ability to analyze complex legal issues, and excellent organizational skills. We have offices in New York City and Sunnyvale, California (near San Jose) The position is for our Sunnyvale office but will require a one month training commitment in our New York office prior to starting in Sunnyvale. Japanese fluency is a plus for this position. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume, cover letter, and writing sample (if available) to sindell@sindelllaw.com

Law Practice for Sale
After 32 years, it's time to move on. US immigration law practice, AV rated for the past 20 years, is for sale. This is the largest practice in the state, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The firm handles employment, family, removal, and consular cases. Multiple long-standing institutional clients. Equipment, multiple networked PC's, books, and furniture included. Annual revenues in excess of $1M for the past 10 years. Interested law firms should send inquiries to mypracticeforsale@gmail.com. All correspondence will be treated as strictly confidential.

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Letters of the Week: Jim Roberts, richard y(2), David D. Murray (2), Roger Algase (2), Donald Miller, Honza Prchal, Norma Ramirez, David F. Mainland, Tim Houghtaling, Lisa Eisenberg

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
November 17 - Georgetown University - Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development(OECD) and Georgetown’s Institute is pleased to invite to an event "The Policy Challenges of International Migration: Regulation, Integration, Development" - For more information visit http://otm.georgetown.edu/index.cfm?fuse=directions.

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