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Nov. 21, 2013 - Senior Counsel Ron Wada will lead a national web seminar on recent developments in I-140 Requests for Evidence, sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Sept 25, 2013 - USCIS advises immigrants to beware of telephone scams by individuals posing as USCIS officers. USCIS does not request payment, credit card or other related personal infomration by telephone.

May 15, 2013 - Senior Counsel Ron Wada and Associate Jody Blaski Swartz have begun publishing a quarterly series of articles summarizing recent decisions of the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA), entitled "Shaping the Future of PERM." The articles appear in the national law journal, Bender's Immigration Bulletin.

January 1, 2012 - Senior Counsel Ron Wada is named co-editor of Immigration Law and Procedure, the industry-leading scholarly treatise on U.S. immigration law relied upon by federal courts and immigration attorneys nationwide.



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