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Immigration Daily July 28, 2010
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Headline: Federal judge blocks key parts of Arizona immigration law: Ruling halts controversial elements of SB1070

Article: Hirsi Ali Calls for a New Way to Evaluate Asylum Seekers by Jason Dzubow

Article: CNN Report: Americans wrongfully deported by Matthew Kolken

Article: Immigration: A Desert Mirage For Republicans by Greg Siskind

News: USCIS Publishes Policy Review Survey Results Report

News: USCIS Announces Publication Of Policy Review Survey Report

News: DHS Announces Streamlined System For Passenger Pre-screening

News: USCIS Expands Payment Options At Domestic Offices

Focus: Immigration Practice By Robert C. Divine
Immigration Practice by Robert C. Divine & R. Blake Chisam 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. For more info, see here. To order by fax, see here.

Headline: Business Immigration Forms and Strategies. A handy resource for immigration law practitioners. Get your copy at
Headline: President Barack Obama has been too busy deporting immigrants to address immigration reform via @mkolken
Headline: Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio to Protesters: "If You Block the Jail, You'll End Up In the Jail"
Headline: Children urge Barack Obama to end immigrant deportations: "Don't take our parents away!"
Headline: L.A. union members, activists to caravan to Arizona to protest immigration law
Headline: Reid Narrows Goals for Immigration This Year: Senate Leader Suggests Pivot to Bills Focused on Children, Agriculture
Headline: Immigration offices no longer accept cash
Headline: Actor Mel Gibson's Racist Rant Triggers Immigration Complaint
Headline: Climate change's impacts on crop yields may force as many as 7 million Mexicans to emigrate to the US over next 70 years
Headline: Arizona Deportation Stats: Thousands Deported Even Without New Law
Headline: On the eve of day 0, Arizona Police Agencies In A State of Confusion Over SB 1070
Headline: Latinos left in the lurch by both parties: November and 2012 elections are a lose-lose situation for latinos
Headline: RT @desidreamer: via @huffingtonpost: Obama on Immigration: Faking Right?
Headline: CLE Seminar on July 29: Learn Family Immigration for Experts; Family Relationships. Sign up at
Headline: Immigrant rights groups adjust focus to passage of AgJobs, Dream Act: now practicing the "down payment" approach
Headline: Mexican government sends rights commission inspectors to border with US ahead of Arizona law
Headline: Employer's Immigration Compliance Desk Reference: A great resource for HR managers, immigration counsel and employers
Headline: Special Report: Is immigration a desert mirage for the GOP?

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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

Immigration Law Certificate
Classes offered both online and in-person. 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. For more information on class schedules, tuition and fees, course applications and to register, see here.

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ComingsNGoings: New Attorney
AzulaySeiden Law Group is pleased to announce that Jesus Ruiz-Velasco has joined its main office in Chicago. Jesus practices in all areas of immigration law and has done so since 2002. He is an experienced legal veteran of his own firm as well as the firms of others and an active committee member of local AILA.

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