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Immigration Daily August 23, 2010
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Article: Immigration Court On Line 1-800 System To Be Severely Restricted To Users - Negative Ramifications For EOIR And Aliens by Alan Lee, Esq.

Article: ICE Arrests 158 In Utah Enforcement Action by Greg Siskind

Article: The Dark Sides of Immigration Fame and Anonymity by Angelo A. Paparelli

Article: The Unbelievable Lightness of PERM by Joel Stewart

Article: September Visa Bulletin: Great Leap Forward for Some by Carl Shusterman

Article: Phoenix police tell Houston Police SB1070 Immigration law has reduced crime by Matthew Kolken

News: DOS Announces Final Settlement Agreement for Castelano et. al. v. Clinton et. al.

News: USCIS Seeks Comment For Interim Guidance

News: USCIS Launches Texas Service Center E-mail Pilot Initiative

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: Maverick no more: McCain pays heavy reelection price - a lasting and unsightly stain on his legacy
Headline: Debate: Is DREAM Act a Solution for Millions of Undocumented Youth or a Funnel for Military Recruitment?
Headline: Senate Hopeful Randy Parraz Supports Standalone DREAM Act.
Headline: Kal Penn Destroys Joel Stein's "Humor Piece" On Immigration
Headline: TheDailyShow: Jon Stewart & Anderson Cooper Look at Gaping Holes - Security
Headline: TheDailyShow: You're Welcome - Constitutional Crisis
Headline: Colbertnation: The Word - Borderline Personality
Headline: Colbertnation: Citizenship Down - Akhil Amar
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Publisher:  Sam Udani    Legal Editor:  Michele Kim                        ISSN:   1930-062X