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Immigration Daily June 3, 2010
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Article: QA Guide To Arizona's New Immigration Law by Mary Giovagnoli et. al for the Immigration Policy Center

Tweet: TheAtlantic: CHC: DHS Should Suspend AZ Partnerships Obama the deporter does not listen, Fire Dems in Nov!

Tweet: LATimes: L.A. County votes to boycott Arizona over #immigration law

Tweet: RT @DetentionWatch: Civil disobedience rises in #NYC across the nation over Arizona #immigration law HT @nydailynews

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:
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 & Signature
Eighth Step: Assemble The H-1B Petition And Send To The USCIS Service Center
Ninth Step: Troubleshooting
Tenth Step: Post-Approval Case Management
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?
For more information about the book and to order, see here. For the fax form, see here.

News: ICE Updates SEVP Approved Schools List

Tweet: RT @DreamAct: RT @Toltonob39x: Undocumented and Unafraid: Dora Comes Out and Urges for Passage of Dream Act #dreamact

Tweet: Business Immigration Forms and Strategies. A handy resource for #immigration law practitioners. Get your copy at

Tweet: Video: Tom Roach on immigration - how did we get 11 million undocumented, 5 #immigration myths, what is the solution -

Tweet: TheHill: Obama: I intend to find the votes on climate in the coming months But not on #immigration - Fire Lying Dems!

Tweet: TampaBayTimes: GOP legislator gets it on jus soli - implies Rand Paul is discredited bcos he disrespects the Constitution

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Tweet: CLE seminar: Learn Strategies for Advocacy and Litigation. Sign up for June 3 session at #immigration

Tweet: Internship opportunity - IT

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Tweet: Antis cheer Rand Paul who wants difficult route to citizenship His ancestors had an easy route - ynot deport RandPaul!

Tweet: HoustonChronicle: Noncitizen grads pin hopes on #DREAM Act

Tweet: RT @mkolken: rt @flojoe5510 Hey everyone. Here's my update for the day. Yesterday me + 55 of my friends got arrested for immigration reform.

Tweet: Trust you will attack bigots in GOP! RT @George_WBush: I'm now on Twitter & Facebook. Stay Tuned for updates!

Tweet: RT @icirr: The MLB and Arizona: Its Really Not That Complicated, Mr. Selig #altoarizona #SB1070 (via @katgorell)

Tweet: DailyKos: Racist AZ Governor lies about her father's military record

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - Collegial, growing, immigration law firm in midtown Manhattan seeks attorney to manage diverse caseload of immigrant and non-immigrant employment-based cases, with some family-based petitions. The attorney will also have the opportunity to represent clients at Section 245 hearings and before the EOIR, and in matrimonial matters, i.e., pre-nuptial agreements, separation agreements and uncontested divorces. Must be a self-starter with excellent organization, writing and interpersonal skills. Minimum 3 years experience required. Salary DOE. Please email CV + cover letter to:

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Boston, MA - Seyfarth Shaw invites qualified applicants to apply for the following: (1) senior immigration paralegal - participate in all aspects of firm's national Business Immigration practice, including: assisting in client relationship management, preparing employment-based NIV and IV petitions, mentoring junior paralegals in case preparation, and serving as primary contact to numerous clients. Must be able to work in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and communicate effectively with clients and gov't agencies. Qualified applicants must possess minimum bachelor's degree and 5+ years experience as an immigration paralegal, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills and project management skills; (2) immigration paralegal - qualified applicants must possess a bachelor's degree and 1-3 years experience as an immigration paralegal, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resumes to Michele Ryan at indicating specific position sought in subject header.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Dallas, TX - USCIS Office of the Chief Counsel seeks experienced attorney with demonstrated experience in employment law, labor law, privacy and disclosure law, and other administrative laws for the Commercial and Administrative Law Division. The selectee will work at USCIS' Texas Service Center providing advice to the Chief of the Commercial and Administrative Law Division, the Chief Counsel, and USCIS officials. For more info, including how to apply, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2010-0007 at Applications should be sent to: Lakisha Richardson at by 5pm EST, Friday, June 11, 2010. Position starts at GS-13-GS-15 level.

BIA Delivery Service
Have you missed the deadline for overnight delivery to the Board of Immigration Appeals? We offer same day service to the BIA. We are conveniently located only a block away. Fax us your Notice to Appeal or brief by 2pm ET on the due date to: (703) 845-5991 and we will personally file it for you, obtain a stamped date copy and mail/fax it back to you. We offer competitive rates and unparallelled service. For information, contact us: Brief-X-Press, Falls Church, VA Fax: (703) 845-5991.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event - Washington, DC
June 14 - The Health Initiative of the Americas at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health; the University of California Migration and Health Research Center; the UC Global Health Institute; and the Migration Policy Institute are pleased to invite you to join us for a discussion on Migration and Occupational Health: Shining a Light on the Problem. Speakers: Marc Schenker, John Howard, Bruce Goldstein, Xochitl Castaeda, and Michael Fix. For more info and to rsvp see:

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Publisher:  Sam Udani    Legal Editor:  Michele Kim                        ISSN:   1930-062X