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Robert C. Divine And R. Blake Chisam 2006-2007 Edition
Immigration Practice by Robert C. Divine & R. Blake Chisam 2006-2007 Edition is an invaluable supplement to Kurzban's with a different approach. It is also useful to newer
practitioners and paralegals in view of its easy to understand and practical style. This new up-to-date reference work is shipping now! For more info, see here.
Immigration Related Films
Bao Lo provides a select list of films related to immigration culled from syllabi of instructors teaching immigration, race and ethnicity.
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CRS On US Immigration Policy And Temporary Admissions
The Congressional Research Service issued a report describing the circumstances under which nonimmigrants
may work in the US, an analysis of nonimmigrant admissions, and discussion of concern issues.
Help Wanted: Immigration Professionals
Berry, Appleman & Leiden LLP, a global corporate immigration law firm, has immediate openings for experienced global visa associates in its San Francisco and Dallas offices. This position presents an exciting opportunity to join the global visa department of a rapidly growing firm. We are seeking someone to participate in the development and execution of our global visa team, as well as the expansion of our client base.
We offer a one-stop, comprehensive solution with centralized tracking and
global compliance assurance. We have the most up to date technology
available, with on-line tracking and management of visa requirements, and
cutting edge global immigration services.
Candidate must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
ability to work well with all levels of personnel. A minimum of five years
experience in corporate immigration, with a strong focus on the global visa market. Email resume + cover letter to email@example.com or fax to 415.217.4426. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, DC - Steptoe & Johnson LLP seeks associate for its business immigration law practice. Ideal candidate has extensive and substantive experience in dealing with clients and supervising paralegals and have substantive knowledge about business immigration. We are an international law firm with 8 offices in 3 countries and more than 450 attorneys worldwide. We encourage any candidate with strong academic credentials, relevant experience in business immigration, and excellent personal qualities to apply directly by sending cover letter, resume, + law school transcript (a copy of your academic record is required). EOE.
Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Downtown Manhattan - Bretz & Coven, LLP, is an AV-rated, full-service immigration firm with a national reputation. Renowned for providing high quality service, the firm has also distinguished itself through federal litigation that has led to significant changes in immigration law. We seek an associate eager to work in a fast-paced, cutting-edge environment that is committed to excellence in delivering legal services. We offer services in all areas of immigration law, including nonimmigrant visas, family- and employment- based immigration, citizenship, asylum, deportation defense, and federal litigation. Qualified candidates should have minimum two years of experience in immigration law practice. Please send resume, salary
requirements & writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Iselin, NJ - Exceptional and challenging career opportunities available for you at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, a prominent global immigration law firm. We have openings for entry-level assistant paralegals as well as paralegals with 2 + years of corporate employment immigration experience. The ideal candidate is an integral member of our team, working closely with attorneys and paralegals on all aspects of corporate employment immigration. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. College degree (BS or BA), MS Word and Windows 2000 required. Fragomen offers highly competitive salaries and excellent growth opportunities. Please submit resume and writing sample to: ashneiderovsky@Fragomen.com.
Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Downtown NYC - Immigration law firm seeks experienced associate attorney to represent individuals before the US Immigration Courts, attend adjustment of status, Stokes, and naturalization interviews. Good research and writing skills needed as individual will gather supporting evidence; prepare affidavits, write briefs, memorandums of law, motions to reopen/remand/reconsider, and federal court briefs. Minimum 2-3 years of related experience desired. Prepare asylum applications, conduct research, interview clients, and witnesses in preparation for hearings. Knowledge of Spanish preferred. Salary based on experience. Submit your resume + cover letter to: Brandstar22@aol.com. All submissions will remain confidential.
Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Tysons Corner, VA - Greenberg Traurig has openings for business immigration paralegals with the following levels of experience preparing immigrant and nonimmigrant visas: junior (6 mos.-1 yr), mid-level (1-4 yrs) and senior (5+ yrs). Associates degree, paralegal certificate or equivalent work experience required for junior positions. Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience required for mid-level and senior positions. Ideal candidate must be very organized, detail-oriented and able to work independently. Must possess excellent computer skills as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. If you'd like to work in an environment that consists of heavy client contact, high volume, fast-paced with a team of experienced immigration attorneys and professionals who are passionate about the practice of immigration law, then we want to hear from you. We have all the resources of a large, international law firm while preserving our firm's collegial and collaborative culture. Competitive benefits and compensation package offered. Please send resume + cover letter with salary requirements to TCOHIRE@gtlaw.com. EOE.
Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Grand Central Area, NYC - Hodgson Russ LLP, a 225-plus lawyer firm with offices in Buffalo, New York City, Albany, Boca Raton and Toronto seeks an associate attorney for our Immigration Group in NYC. Our group represents multinational corporations, entrepreneurs, athletes, entertainers, scientists and specialized workers. We seek an attorney with experience counseling U.S. and foreign employers. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of business immigration experience. www.hodgsonruss.com. Please send cover letter, resume and law school transcript to Mariely Downey, Attorney Employment Manager: email@example.com.
Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Memphis, TN - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital seeks an Immigration Specialist in HR (job #16205). The Immigration Specialist in HR operates under the supervision of the Director of Employment and Immigration Services to provide immigration support, advice and information to all areas of Jude. Provides assistance to customers during and after regular business hours and/or on weekends, as needed. Completes and processes all required immigration forms, work visa applications, and related documents as directed to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws, rules and regulations regarding employment and/or training of international workers, students and visitors. Coordinates and assists with engagement and utilization of external legal counsel for preparation and execution of work visas, permanent residency applications and other related immigration matters. Ensures record-keeping, tracking and public access of information is in compliance with federal and institutional requirements. Successful candidate will have: associate's degree in paralegal studies or paralegal certification, (3) years of employment-based immigration experience (e.g. J1, H1B visas, PERM applications), employment-based immigration experience within legal and/or academic setting preferred, experience with an electronic immigration tracking system preferred. Excellent salary + benefits package. Qualified applicants may apply online at www.stjude.org/jobs.
Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., a full-service business law
firm has an opening for full-time Immigration Paralegal to join our Firm's
Immigration Practice Group. The qualified applicant will be detail oriented
and have 2 + years of experience in Immigration Law with strong technical
skills. Experience with H1B and PERM required. Experience with religious
workers, healthcare workers, and multinational transferees a plus. On-line
case management experience preferred and strong computer skills required.
BA/BS degree and a paralegal degree or certificate from an ABA/AafPE
accredited program is preferred. We offer a business casual work environment with a competitive benefit and compensation package with medical, dental, life, disability coverage, 401k, parking stipend and much more. Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. is an internationally recognized, Missouri-based law firm located in St. Louis. E-mail or send your cover
letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Attn: S. Allen, Greensfelder,
Hemker & Gale, P.C., 10 S. Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102, EOE.
Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
The Murthy Law Firm, located in Owings Mills, a few minutes from downtown Baltimore, Maryland, welcomes resumes from attorneys with 7-10 years' experience in business immigration law. With a staff of over 50, we are able to tailor the position to your interests and strengths, so that you augment our team of 12 attorneys, who manage departments and other legal areas. Our practice is dynamic and fast-paced. Applicants must have an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the various immigration procedures and are expected to supervise paralegals and support staff. Good writing and analytical skills required. We utilize our website and our proprietary case-management system to provide the highest quality of service to our clients. As a boutique practice, we're able to maintain the personal connection to our clients that they have come to expect and on which our reputation is built. Salary + benefits commensurate with experience and abilities. EOE. Resume and cover letter should be emailed to: email@example.com, with Attorney Position in the subject line. Your communication will be treated in confidence.
Case Management Technology
Judge an immigration management system (IMS) by: (1) what it empowers you to do (2) what its customers say (3) its track record.
1. What you can do - manage client relationships - optimize your operations - assemble documents automatically from a database - share calendars, notes, alerts, and reminders - work anytime, anywhere with Microsoft Office alongside your IMS and more.
More, like tailoring an IMS to your needs. Others claim their packages are customizable, but you may need their technician plus hundreds of hours from your staff to get what Tracker gives you out-of-the-box. Mature yet flexible, Tracker lets you easily configure your ideal system. 2. What customers say - "Choosing ImmigrationTracker was a no brainer." -Steve Clark, Flynn & Clark
"ImmigrationTracker is head and shoulders above the rest." - Bruce Larson, Mayo Clinic. 3. Track record - top law firms who license immigration management software, choose Tracker: 90% of practicing Past AILA Presidents, 86% of the 25 largest immigration firms (IndUS Business Journal, 2006), 75% percent of the AMLAW 200 (American Lawyer Media, 2006). Did others promise you the moon and deliver dusty cheese? Make up for lost time. Reserve your private Tracker demo. Call 1-888-466-8757 ext. 278 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Immigration Law Certificate
Master the complex and ever changing maze of immigration policies and regulations with the Immigration Law Studies Certificate Program offered by CUNY's School of Professional Studies. This graduate-level certificate program, consisting of (3) three-credit classes, offers students who complete it a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and processes surrounding the status of immigrants in the US, including family and employment-based immigration and deportation defense. It is designed for individuals working in law firms, companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations where they interact with immigrants and immigrant legal concerns on a regular basis and would therefore benefit from greater knowledge of the laws and regulations surrounding immigration. Beginning this spring, the program is also being offered online. For more information on class schedules, tuition and fees, course applications and to register, see here.
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The New Americans: A Guide to Immigration since 1965 Edited by Mary C. Waters, et al. Harvard University Press, 736 pp. Hardcover, ISBN: 0674023579, $31.50. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0674023579/.
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I appreciate very much for the letters by Robert Hollander, Esq. and
Areyes (03/29/07 ID) explaining that the priority date for EB-3 counts
from the date of filing of labor certification application, and it does
not matter the date filed with CIS. But, I would like to say that the
employee mentioned in my previous letter had entered the US in 2003
with non-immigrant visa, and got contact with his employer in 2005
only. However, it is learnt that the labor certification which was
issued by DOL, was not actually issued to his name, but it was
transferred from the other's name.
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