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Immigration Daily August 20, 2010
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Article: H-1B Quota Exhaustion Target - March 2011 by Greg Siskind

News: USCIS Implements H-1B And L-1 Fee Increase

News: USCIS Presents Instructions For B-1/B-2 Visitors On School Enrollment

Focus: Employment Law For Immigration Attorneys
ILW.COM is pleased to present a new, 3-part telephone seminar series Employment Law For Immigration Attorneys with Colleen Caden (discussion leader), Richard Betheil, Maria Mejia-Opaciuch, and Joshua Zuckerberg. Tuesday, August 24 is the deadline to sign up, the curriculum is as follows:

FIRST Phone Session on August 26: The Changing Landscape of Employment in a Turbulent Economy: The Intersection of Immigration Law and Employment Law

  • Employment in the United States is governed primarly by contract rather than statute (as in Europe and california)
  • Increasing statutory constraints have been introduced over the last fifty years: from Title VII to Health Care Reform
  • Employees vs. Independent contractors
  • Defining the employer
  • Employer obligations regarding job security and benefits
  • Non-discrimination laws
SECOND Phone Session on September 23: Developing Corporate Immigration Policies While Not Running Afoul of Employment Laws
  • Employment law counsel's role in providing assistance to the immigration attorney in establishing and enforcing immigration policies
  • Brushing up on the relevant employment laws
  • Balancing employment law and immigration law
  • Establishing the employment relationship and hiring policies
  • Establishing policies for sponsorship of foreign nationals on visas
  • Employment benefits
THIRD Phone Session on October 7: Implications of Terminating Foreign Nationals Under Employment Laws
  • Involuntary termination: brushing up on the relevant employment laws regarding terminating foreign nationals and severance matters
  • Does the basis of termination impact the statutory rights of employers and employees
  • Advising employers of their statutory obligations when a termination occurs
  • What benefit notifications are employers required to provide to terminated employees
  • Advising foreign national employees when a termination occurs
Tuesday, August 24 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.

Headline: Beware of Indirect #Immigration Policy Making
Headline: Why #Immigrants can drive the green economy: the need for new policy, vision, and story telling
Headline: Larry King postpones retirement due to #visa problems!
Headline: #Immigration Practice: a complete guide w/ issues & procedures lawyers need to handle an immigration matter. Get ur copy
Headline: Political Battle Over #14th Amendment Will Not Fix Broken Immigration System; the Real Solution is #Immigration Reform
Headline: USCIS Implements H-1B and L-1 Fee Increase According to Public Law 111-230
Headline: #The United States cannot deport all 12 million #undocumented aliens in the United States and should stop trying
Headline: U.S. may sue Arizona's Sheriff Arpaio for not cooperating in investigation of whether he discriminates against #Hispanics
Headline: The Growing Impact of Supreme Court's Padilla Case
Headline: DOJ Abandons Challenge of Sex Offender's Desire to Renounce #Citizenship
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Headline: The latest controversy around 14th Amendment is not new

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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 Credential Evaluation Application. 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: AETS Translation Application. Please contact AETS at anytime at (786) 276-8190, visit , or email:

Case Management Technology
Which company do Fortune 500 Companies, top immigration firms, non-profits, one of the world's largest retailers and 2.4 million+ foreign nationals choose for their comprehensive immigration management needs? They choose EDGE, by LawLogix. LawLogix boasts unparalleled immigration experienced customer support to ensure we not only answer your call, but we answer your question! Offering a full range of options for transferring your current client files, LawLogix enables your firm to easily adopt EDGE with no downtime. LawLogix EDGE is the #1 integrated immigration forms, billing and case management system with online access for clients. EDGE provides around the clock access for your clients to check the status of their case, fill out intake questionnaires, review and print forms, and communicate with you securely. The online client access reduces the number of case status inquiry calls, and allows you and your staff to work more effectively. EDGE provides exceptional reporting capabilities. Quickly and easily configure any reminder, case status, consultations, milestone report with 1 click while making your job easier and more enjoyable. Visit us at, email, or call today 877-725-4355 ext. 2 to request your Private VIP demo.

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American Immigration Policy: Confronting the Nation's Challenges By Steven G. Koven and Frank Gotzke, Springer, 290 pp., Hardcover, ISBN: 0387959394, $116.60

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