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Immigration Daily February 22, 2010
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Tuesday Is Deadline For Physicians For Experts

ILW.COM is pleased to announce a new 3-part telephone seminar series "Physicians For Experts" with speakers Jennifer A. Minear, Kristi L. Crawford, Michelle Funk, Wendy Hess, Dayna Kelly, Greg Siskind and Barry Walker. The curriculum is as follows:

FIRST Phone Session on February 25: Non-Immigrant Options for Physicians

  • H-1B vs. J-1 for Graduate Medical Training: Weighing the pros and cons
  • H-1B Clinicians and Academicians
    • Qualifying for cap exemption
    • Dual appointments in academic medical centers
    • Credentialing and licensing concerns
    • Physicians of national and international renown
  • J-1 Residents and Fellows
    • Moonlighting during residency/fellowship
    • Credentialing and licensing concerns
  • O-1: When Is It a Good Idea and Which Physicians Make the Grade?
  • TN Status and Its Limitations
SECOND Phone Session on March 18: J-1 Clinical Waivers for Physicians
  • Interested Government Agencies
    • Conrad State 30
    • Delta Regional Authority
    • Appalachian Regional Commission
    • Department of Health & Human Services (Clinical & Research)
    • Veteran's Administration
  • Timing Issues: Making All the Pieces Come Together by July 1
  • Saying "Bye-Bye" Before the Waiver: Travel While the Waiver is Pending
  • Saying "Bye-Bye" After the Waiver: The "Extenuating Circumstances" Test
  • The Infamous "90 Day" Rule
THIRD Phone Session on April 1: Immigrant Options Specifically for Physicians
  • PERM
    • Strategies for Drafting the ETA-9089
    • PERM for Medical Residents and Fellows
    • Timing Considerations for H-1B Residents & Fellows
  • Physician National Interest Waivers
    • The Impact of Schneider vs. Chertoff
    • What Time Counts Toward the Five Year Commitment?
    • Supporting Documentation: USCIS vs. The Real World
Tuesday, February 23 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: Fax form: Don't delay, sign up today.


NVC Inventory Report: When It's Not Good To Be Number 1
Sherry Neal writes "The National Visa Center has issued a report of the number of visa applications in the employment-based categories and family-based categories pending at NVC."

The Immigrant's Way
Margaret W. Wong writes "I have summarized my tactics toward success in 22 rules."

Bloggings On PERM Labor Certification
Joel Stewart writes "After that, we will wait to see if the federal prevailing wage system will work better than the previous state-administered system."

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USCIS Offers E-Verify Seminars For Contractors
USCIS invited federal contractors and subcontractors affected by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause to attend a free E-Verify informational seminar on Feb. 23 or 24 at 2451 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Va.

USCIS Changes I-824 Filing Location
USCIS announced revised filing instructions and addresses for applicants filing Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition.


Help Wanted - Immigration Professionals
Toronto, ON - Immigration law firm seeks global immigration specialists (lawyers or paralegals with global file management experience) for Toronto-based global practice focused exclusively on corporate clients. The successful candidate will demonstrate complex problem solving capabilities and superior communication skills; offer excellent initiative and co-ordination attributes; be comfortable working in a fast-paced and challenging environment; and have an aptitude to learn and use proprietary software technology. Language capabilities in Spanish a valuable asset in this global migration position. Submit your resume via email to Lonnie Wellman: or by fax to 416-943-0289.

Help Wanted - Immigration Paralegals
NYC - Boutique immigration law firm seeks (2) paralegals with the following experience: Immigration paralegal #1 with 2+ years of specific experience in O-1, P and EB-1 visa applications and Immigration paralegal #2 with general business immigration experience in H-1B, L, E-2, EB2 and EB 3 visa applications. Recent law school graduates or foreign lawyers will be considered. Please apply by sending cover letter, detailed CV and relevant writing sample, indicating the specific position sought to:, fax: 212.918.9078.

Help Wanted - Immigration Attorney
Detroit area, MI - Expanding employment immigration law firm seeks junior immigration attorney with 2+ years business immigration law experience in H, L, PERM cases. Candidate must enjoy working in fast-paced collegial environment, posesses excellent communication skills, is able to multi-task and work independently. Competitive salary + compensation package offered. Relocation package unavailable. All replies treated in strict confidence. Send resume + cover letter to:

Help Wanted - Immigration Paralegals
Detroit area, MI - Expanding employment immigration law firm invites immigration paralegals with 5+ years business immigration law experience in H, L, PERM cases to consider joining our team. Candidates should be detail-oriented, able to work independently, be team players, and have solid writing and speaking ability. Competitive salary offered. Send resume + cover letter to:

I-9 And E-Verify Compliance Technology
What do top employment firms, leading I-9 experts, and 3,000+ US worksites all have in common about their I-9 and E-Verify compliance strategy? LawLogix's state-of-the-art integrated I-9 and E-Verify system that provides organizations with a platform to create, store, and easily manage secure electronic and error checked I-9's and E-Verify results. LawLogix boasts a 9-year track record, successful migration of over half a million paper I-9s, unmatched data security, and cutting edge features to assist organizations with state and federal compliance (e.g., FAR Executive Order 13465). We offer a systematic approach to the reduction of compliance risks including the automated digitizing and transcription of old I-9s, real-time error checking of new electronic I-9s, and data integration with current HRIS systems. Tangible results: time-saved, fewer paid fines, significant reductions in compliance and reputation risks. Visit:, email or call today 602-357-4240 ext. 7150 to sign-up under our money back guarantee or to request your private demo.

Credential Evaluation And Translation
Why do the largest law firms, corporations and universities in the U.S. choose AETS for their foreign credential evaluations? Because as the nation's leader in foreign credential evaluations and translations, American Evaluation & Translation Service, Inc. (AETS) provides the most competitive rates in the industry - $75 educational evaluations, as well as $300 'expert opinion' work experience and position evaluations completed by PhD university professors who have the "authority to grant college level credit for work experience and/or training." AETS offers a variety of turn-around times, including same-day service for educational, work experience, and position evaluations. For list of rates and times, see: AETS also provides certified translations in 100+ languages, with translators that are specialists in 80+ fields. For a copy of the Application for Credential Evaluation and Translation Services, see: Please contact AETS at anytime at (786) 276-8190, visit , or email:


Following Indian court ruling, US law firms shut shop in India #global #immigration

#CIR "deader than dead", #immigration advocates "delusional": Politico story

US court: Nude dancing not ground for deportation. Ninth Circuit says no categorical "moral turpitude" #immigration

Racists ready to sink #GOP over #immigration, see Frank Sharry on Tancredo's "so be it" caucus

Tancredo mad at #CPAC over #immigration Go CPAC! Go immigrants! Deport Tancredo to Antarctica!

Rahm Emmanuel sunk health care Is #CIR next 2b sunk? Dems can split Repubs on #immigration if unions r ignored

TheHill says DC snows bury climate bill R Schumer/Lofgren moving #immigration bill? Or r Dems liars?

Stratfor says #DHS should stay out of #visas overseas Bush-era hacks still lusting 4 power n destroying USA

Anti-immigrant laws target Patriots Msg to #Patriots: Disavow the Anti-immigrationists! #IRS

DHS unpatriotic bcos anti-terror assets target immigrants and fail to stop terrorism #IRS

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