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Comment: EB-5 Workshop Discount Deadline
The EB-5 Workshop will be held on Monday, March 5, 2012 in Orlando, FL. The speakers are Edward Carroll, Steven T. Anapoell, K. David Andersson, Edward Beshara, Boyd Campbell, Jeffrey B. Carr, Robert Gaffney, Susan L. Pilcher, Frederick Troncone and Other Speakers to Be Announced. The curriculum is as follows:

Session 1: The EB-5 category

  • Basic Eligibility for the I-526 petition
  • Business Models - Equity, Loan
  • Source of Funds - Basics; Currency Transfers
  • Exemplar Petitions - Any Benefit?
  • The I-829 petition
    • Basics
    • Job Creation - When
    • Construction Jobs
    • Material Change
Session 2: TEA & Regional Center Designation
  • TEA
    • Purpose
    • Defined
    • Challenges
  • An Economist's View
  • Regional Centers
    • Purpose
    • Defined
    • Mayorkas Letter
    • Business Plan
    • I-924
    • Oversight & I-924A
Session 3: Liability Considerations
  • Growth of regional centers
  • Due diligence - Regional Centers & EB-5 Projects
  • Advising clients about investments - is it smart?
  • Professional liability insurance
Session 4: EB-5 and Investments
  • Securities law issues
    • EB-5 projects as securities
    • Investors Qualifications
    • Reg. D
    • Reg. S
    • Disclosure Requirements
    • Broker-Dealer
    • Right of rescission
  • Knowing when to co-counsel and when to use experts
  • Avoiding and managing conflicts of interest
For details on curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information, please see: here. For the fax form, see here. Don't delay, act today!

Article: USCIS Announces Nationwide Expansion of E-Verify Self Check Program by John Fay

Article: Citizenship Claim Jurisdictional Considerations Since Passage of the Homeland Security Act Shifted Cabinet Level Authorities by Joseph P. Whalen

Bloggings: Obama's Proposed Immigration Enforcement Agenda is Business as Usual by Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: Dangers To Immigration Success Can Come From Within, Not Only From Without by Roger Algase

News: USCIS Provides Filing Tips For N Forms

News: CRS Report On Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues

Focus: The Physician Immigration Book - Shipping Now
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

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
February 25, Union City, CA - India Vision Foundation is pleased to present the Book Signing event of Attorney Anu Peshawaria's latest book, "LIVES ON THE BRINK-Bridging the chasms between Two Great Nations, India and United States?". For more information, see http://new.evite.com/services/links/RP5EWAGVL3

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