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Immigration Daily July 6, 2004
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Editor's Comments

Six CSC Officials

The July 8th telecon will feature:

  • CSC Director: Don Neufeld
  • CSC Assistant Center Directors: Brett Gregg, Ernestine Leslie, Nancy Alby
  • CSC Supervisory Center Adjudications Officers: Wendy Williams, Joe Fierro, John Abram
  • CIS Ombudsman's Office: Steve Zawacki
  • Practitioners: Adam Green, Angelo Paparelli (discussion leader)
The deadline to register is Tuesday, July 6th. For more info, including detailed curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information, see: (Fax version:


Deadline Is Tuesday, July 6th - Curriculum Revised

  • Readjudications Memo & RFE Memo
  • When Merely Good is Not Enough: Proven Ways to Establish Extraordinary, Exceptional, Outstanding, and National-Interest Eligibility
  • Portable or Unsupportable? - New Case-Saving Strategies for Mobile Workers (H1B, AOS portability)
  • Penny for Your Thoughts: Demonstrating Ability to Pay at All the Right Times
  • Take this Job and Love It: Work Permit Options for Dependents: EADs /E & L spousal work permits.
  • Big Picture I-140/I-485 Concurrent/Sequential Filings Compared to the Pilot on Concurrent Filing 2d Preference/labor/certification cases.
  • I Feel the Earth Move under My Feet: Winning Motions at the RSCs
  • Hi Ho, Hi Ho, Its off to the AAO your Competitors Go!
  • How can Headquarters Help? - When it's Time to Go up the Chain
  • Getting by with a Little Help from Your Friends: Working with the USCIS Ombudsman,
  • Getting by with a Little Help from Your Friends: Working with Congressional Liaison and the Media,
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Featured Article

Asylum Resource Series: Benin
USCIS Asylum Resource Information Center offers asylum information on Benin.

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Immigration Law News

Persons Born In Commonwealth Of The Northern Mariana Islands Are US Citizens
In Sabangan v. Powell, No. 03-16426 (9th Cir. July 1, 2004), the court said that Petitioners, born in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) were citizens of the US and so entitled to US passports based on section 501(a) of the Covenant between the CNMI and the US Act of March 24, 1976 (48 USC 1801).

White House On President Bush's Immigration Reform Initiative
During a White House press briefing, White House Spokesman responded to the question, "Is the President going to present a formal legislation, his plan to reform immigration law in the U.S. before the elections of November 2nd?"

Offshoring Options Increase In Legal Industry
Yahoo Business reports "Hildebrandt International ... , the well-known law firm consulting group announced today a joint venture to offer American law firms a means of outsourcing their support staffs to India."

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Help Wanted: Experienced Immigration Attorney
Business Immigration Attorney with 4-6 years related experience sought for the mid-town NY, NY office of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP. Must possess excellent analytical and client service capabilities, and be familiar with all immigrant and non-immigrant visa categories. Please fax or email your resume + writing sample to Rick D'Aversa at 212-891-7566 or

Help Wanted: Experienced Immigration Attorney
Do you have a passion for writing? Do you find using technology to enhance business communication satisfying? Are you an expert in Immigration Law? If yes, Microsoft has an opportunity for you in Redmond, WA. We are seeking an Immigration Attorney to take on a new and challenging position within our Immigration team. Key responsibilities include: Enhance and maintain the internal immigration Web site delivering and maintaining content of great quality and customer value; Create and implement a strategic plan for the Web site that will assist in achieving the groups business goals and satisfy customer needs; Prepare internal client updates; Legal research and preparation of legal documents; Exercise your extensive immigration knowledge to help others secure legal work authorization in the US on a temporary and permanent basis. Desired qualifications include: 5+ years of solid business immigration experience, Excellent writing and editing skills with an emphasis on writing, immigration content for a variety of audiences, Demonstrated ability to manage legal staff, Proficiency with Microsoft technology a plus, BA/BS and JD required. Please submit your resume in word format to Please indicate job code N145-114972 in the subject line.

Help Wanted: International Legal Coordinator
International Legal Coordinator (multiple openings) - Bachelor's degree in Law, International Studies/Relations, or languages. Requires 2 years' experience in preparation of business and work visa petitions and applications. Experience must include visas for foreign countries with diverse immigration systems. To apply, send resume to Include reference name: HR/IMM. No Phone Calls Please. Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, 600 Peachtree Street, Suite 2400, Atlanta, GA 30308

Help Wanted: Experienced Immigration Attorney
Are you looking to join a fast-paced and friendly team that provides first-rate immigration legal services to global businesses and individuals? Paparelli & Partners LLP, a leading immigration law firm with an established national practice, has immediate openings for a moderately experienced Immigration Lawyer to work at its office in Irvine, California. If you have what it takes, you will work with multinational companies and high-achiever individuals to perform the full range of immigration legal services for employment-based and family-based immigration clients. You will use computer software extensively (research databases, Internet, MS Word, MS Outlook, Excel, ProLaw, Power Point, etc.), and become immersed in cutting-edge immigration law issues. This job is for you if you are a multi-talented multi-tasker, detail oriented, express yourself well in person and on paper, work well as part of a team, love challenges, are willing to work hard, have a spotless ethical record, are admitted to practice law in California or another state and have up to three years of U.S. immigration law experience. If you'd like to pursue this exciting opportunity, fax your resume + cover letter to Chris McCoy at 949-955-5599 or e-mail her at For background, see our web site: No phone calls please.

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Dear Editor:
According to a July 1, 2004 Chicago Tribune article, a Senior DHS Inspector was arrested at Chicago's O'Hare Airport for shaking down both legal and undocumented immigrants.

Robert R. Gard, Attorney at Law
Azulay, Horn & Seiden, LLC

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