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Immigration Daily July 23, 2010
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News: ICE Announces Launch Of Online Detainee Locator System

Article: Immigrant Of The Day: Ignacia Moya - Matriarch by Greg Siskind

Article: Philippine Ambassador Weighs In by Cris Musillo

Article: Arizona Immigration Law Tested by Matthew Kolken

News: ICE Publishes QAs On Online Detainee Locator System

Focus: Family Immigration For Experts
ILW.COM is pleased to announce a new 3-part telephone seminar series Family Immigration For Experts with Michelle L. Lazerow (discussion leader), Jason Abrams, Marc Ellis, Maurice Goldman, Nancy Peterson, Melvin Solomon, and Parastoo Zahedi. The curriculum is as follows:

FIRST Phone Session on July 29: Family Relationships

  • What constitutes the family for immigration purposes?
    • Step-children
    • Children out of wedlock
    • Half brothers and half sisters
    • Adopted children
    • Widows
  • Fiance Visa - and International Marriage Broker Regulation Act
  • Special Immigrant Juvenuiles
  • VAWA self petitioners
SECOND Phone Session on August 19: Consular Processing vs. Adjustment of Status
  • Preparation for interview (consular and USCIS)
    • Parties living together or separated at time of interview
    • Sham marriage
  • DNA testing: parent/child
  • Consulates re-adjudicating cases
  • Tran v. Napolitano
  • K-3
THIRD Phone Session on September 16: Marriage Cases
  • Bona fide marriage
  • How to prepare for interview
  • Marriage while in proceedings
  • Fraudulent first marriage
  • 751's
    • Filing joint 751
    • Good faith waiver
    • Divorce at time of filing Form-751
    • NTA for not filing Form-751
    • Combining with NATZ application
Tuesday, July 27 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.

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
St. Louis, MO - Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP seeks an experienced paralegal for its premier St. Louis Immigration Law group. Deep experience in full range of employment-based matters a must, including IV's, NIV's, PERM, EB-1 and NIW - medical and Conrad Amendments a plus. Salary and benefits are very competitive. Please submit your resume here. No recruiters please.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Reston, VA - Goel & Anderson, LLC has an immediate opening for an experienced business immigration paralegal. Ideal candidates will have 2-5 years experience as an immigration paralegal handling employment-based NIV and IV cases. Prior experience should include the demonstrated ability to manage a large caseload, while effectively and accurately preparing a wide range of employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant petitions, with a strong emphasis on H-1B and L-1B matters. Experience with PERM, I-140, Adjustment of Status, and complex RFE responses is essential. Successful applicants will possess thorough knowledge of immigration law and procedure, excellent writing, communication, organizational, and computer skills, and the ability to conduct legal research, analyze issues, and effectively interact with corporate petitioners, beneficiaries, and law firm staff. Prior experience in immigration law, a four-year college degree, and solid references are required. Goel & Anderson is a nationally recognized business immigration firm that offers an outstanding compensation and benefits package. Apply with resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Principals only. No phone calls.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Pasadena and San Francisco, CA - Reeves & Associates, PLC seeks immigration paralegals with 1+ years experience for its Pasadena and San Francisco offices. Proficiency in Tagalog or Spanish is a plus. R&A has been practicing immigration law exclusively for more than 30 years, has 60+ employees in 4 offices and is one of the leading immigration law firms in the United States. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including 401(k), medical, dental and vision plan, long term disability policy, 3 weeks vacation in the 1st year plus a yearly bonus all in a friendly environment. All applications are confidential. Please submit your resume with cover letter and salary history to

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

Expert Witness Services
Muslim World Expert Professor Shaul M. Gabbay, Phd, offers expert testimony in immigration cases from Muslim countries/societies, including the former USSR. Dr. Gabbay prepared reports and testified in 250+ Immigration cases nationwide (asylum, cancellation of removal, asylum interviews, hardship waivers) with a 93% success rate. Examples of what Immigration lawyers say: ... "He is a consummate scholar and passionate about his subject ... He makes a wonderful witness... He is riveting on the witness stand, helping us win nearly unwinnable cases with aplomb. He has won the praise of numerous Immigration Judges." (Svetlana Schreiber, Esq.) ... "He provided the testimony we needed in numerous asylum cases ... in virtually all of those cases, but for the expert witness testimony, I doubt the cases would have been approved, I recommend Professor Gabbay to anyone with issues involving Islamic society and culture." (Stephen Berman, Esq.) ... "His testimonies, whether written or oral, are credible, persuasive, and non-refutable. I have never lost a single case which had Dr. Gabbay on as an expert witness." (Ally Bolour, Esq.). Contact Professor Gabbay with any questions. He can also recomend country experts outside his specialty. Professor Shaul M. Gabbay, Phd, Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver,, (303) 871-2560.

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