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Article: The Shifting Landscape of Passport Fraud by Scott Stewart

Article: Immigration-Enforcement Preparedness: Is Your Business Ready? by Angelo Paparelli

Article: Senators Propose Legislation To Bar Arizona Lawsuit by Greg Siskind

Article: Ninth Circuit Rules that Guatemalan Women May Be a Particular Social Group by Jason Dzubow

News: USCIS Publishes QAs On Members Of Military

Focus: Citizenship For Experts
ILW.COM is pleased to announce a new 3-part telephone seminar series Citizenship For Experts with Elaine Witty (discussion leader, Lindsay A. Curcio, David Grunblatt, Charla Haas, Terrence L. Olsen, and others. The dates are 7/22, 8/12, and 9/2, the curriculum is as follows:

  • N-300 - what is it and does my client need it?
  • N-336-how to file one? And, what to do when you and your client appear in front of the officer?
  • Applicant claimed in writing and orally to be a USC now, what do I do?
  • How to figure out if your client is a USC through derivation or acquisition
    • Born abroad to a USC father
    • Born out of wedlock to a USC father
    • Legitimization
  • USC via adoption
  • CCA
  • Arrests/Convictions
    • For misdemeanor offenses
    • For a felony offense
    • Probation/community service
  • Good Moral Character
    • What is it ?
    • Does my client have it?
    • What does my client have to do to get it?
  • Failure to pay taxes
    • Claiming to be a nonresident for tax purposes
    • Using someone elses name and/or SSN for tax purposes
  • Voting issues
  • Mental Illness/incompetency
  • Party affiliations
  • Giving money to organizations that are on the State Department List of Terrorist Organizations
  • Giving money to organizations that are later added to the State Department List of Terrorist Organization
  • Denaturalization
  • Extensive travel outside the US
  • Policy issues about the new citizenship test
  • Processing times
  • N-648
    • Determining if your client needs one
    • Working with the medical professional on the I-864
    • N-648 denials
    • Other ADA issues
  • Homebound appointments/fingerprinting
  • Military naturalization cases:
    • what are the requirements?
    • Form N-426
    • How to get thee cases expedited?
    • Posthumous USC (N-644)
Tuesday, July 20 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201009.shtm. Fax form: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201009.pdf. Don't delay, sign up today.

Headline: All-Star Boycott Coming? Baseball Players Lash Out at AZ Immigration Law http://ow.ly/2c7UV
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Headline: Guv candidates talk about undocumented immigrants http://ow.ly/2bYLU
Headline: Mass.-based student immigrant group start university to push DreamAct http://ow.ly/2bYGu
Headline: Activists Demand Immigrant Youth Get College Under DreamAct http://ow.ly/2bYE2
Headline: immigration Justice: Sanctuary cities safe from lawsuit. http://ow.ly/2bYy1
Headline: Are you on the immigrant side of the battle ? http://ow.ly/2bYt3
Headline: Deportation list in Utah frightens immigrants http://ow.ly/2bYoG
Headline: Immigration reform: Start with small steps. dreamact http://ow.ly/2bYfo
Headline: immigrants hold DC 'teach-in' to push bill http://ow.ly/2bYdZ
Headline: In our broken system, legal immigration favors the privileged http://ow.ly/2bY2l
Headline: All 10,000 visas available this year for immigrant crime victims. http://ow.ly/2bXVA
Headline: Utah's undocumented Immigrant List Leaked! http://ow.ly/2bXR5
Headline: Police officer versus governor in AZ immigration court battle http://ow.ly/2bXIe
Headline: Immigration law to get first major court hearing! http://ow.ly/2bXCl
Headline: AZ immigration law heads to court, with $1.2 million war chest. http://ow.ly/2bXyY
Headline: because of AZ law has Division Over Illegal Immigration Gone Out of Control? http://ow.ly/2bXwc
Headline: Immigration law spurs talk of All-Star boycott http://ow.ly/2bXu0
Headline: Pro-AZ radio show raises some immigration static http://ow.ly/2bXrt
Headline: The message is: Employers beware of immigrants http://ow.ly/2bXiy
Headline: Undocumented Salvadorians have been given 18 months to stay in the U.S. http://ow.ly/2bXaG
Headline: Gay rights enter immigration debate http://ow.ly/2bX5v

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Wildes & Weinberg, PC, established immigration law firm seeks experienced immigration paralegal for its midtown New York City office to work on corporate accounts. Applicant must possess a bachelor's degree and 2+ years of work experience in the area of business immigration, particularly with preparing, organizing and filing PERM applications, H-1B and L-1 visas, as well as strong writing and communication skills. Please send resume and cover letter to resume@wildesweinberg.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Boston, MA - Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. seeks immigration legal assistant who will report to immigration section manager and supports immigration attorneys. Prepare H-1B, L-1, O-1, TN, and E-1/E-2 visas and PERM application; file business and employment-related immigration documentation under supervision of attorneys; extensive communication with clients and government agencies; assist on special projects as assigned. Bachelor's degree and minimum of 4 to 8 years business immigration experience required; excellent customer service skills; strong communication skills; must be organized, detail oriented, responsive and have excellent follow through skills; multi-task and work independently; strong sense of accountability and ownership of projects; ability to prioritize workload effectively; flexibility to work overtime when necessary. Please send resume to mlhr@mintz.com.

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Credential Evaluation And Translation
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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington, DC, July 21 - The Cato Institute is pleased to present 'The Politics and Law of Immigration' Panelists: Daniel Griswold, Mark Krikorian, Tim Lynch, and Gene Healy. For more info see http://www.cato.org/event.php?eventid=7334

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