What’s New 2000

NOVEMBER 2000

JURY’S IN: LAWYERS FIND IN FAVOR OF NET

USA Today profiles founding SSHD partner Greg Siskind – November 13, 2000

LOCAL LAW FIRM SETS UP “VIRTUAL OFFICE” FOR SILICON VALLEY BUSINESS

The Nashville Business Journal profiles SSHD’s new San Jose office. – November 6, 2000

SEPTEMBER 2000

INCIDENT GETS ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS ESCORTED TRIP TO MEXICAN BORDER

The Nashville Tennessean quotes SSHD Nashville attorney Mary Griffin on recent INS enforcement activity in Tennessee. – September 21, 2000

BUSINESS LIFTS CAP ON HIGH TECH VISAS

The Memphis Commercial Appeal quotes attorney Greg Siskind on the new H-1B law. – 10/05/2000

MANY FIRMS CONCENTRATING ON WORK OUTSIDE THE COURTOOM

The Memphis Daily News reports on SSHD’s opening of its San Jose office.

AUGUST 2000

H-1B VISA LURES EXPERTS TO US

The Memphis Commercial Appeal quotes Greg Siskind in an article on how employers in the Memphis-area are becoming reliant on the H-1B visa to get necessary skilled workers. – August 20, 2000.

LOCAL LAW FIRM AIDS IMMIGRANTS APPLYING FOR GREEN CARD LOTTERY

The Memphis Business Journal reports on SSHD’s green card lottery registration service (http://visalaw.wpengine.com/lottery_form.html). – August 11, 2000.

JULY 2000

ANWALTSKANZEIL SISKIND, SUSSER, HAAS & DEVINE

Die Kanziel, Germany’s leading law practice management magazine, has a nice profile of SSHD and Visalaw.com – July 2000

MEMPHIS IMMIGRATION FIRM STARTS OFFICE IN SILICON VALLEY

Memphis Business Journal’s coverage of the opening of SSHD’s newest office. – July 31, 2000

MAY 2000

DUELING WEBSITES: RIVAL IMMIGRATION LAWYERS COMPETE TO CREATE THE MOST EFFECTIVE SITE

Lawyers’ Weekly USA, one of the nation’s leading publications for the legal profession, has an in depth profile on the two leading immigration law web sites – SSHD’s Visalaw.com and Carl Shusterman’s Shusterman.com – May 15, 2000.

CLIENT CENTERED WEB SITES

LLRX.com, a web site for the legal profession, has some nice words to say about the SSHD Visalaw.com web site.

LAW FIRM PROVIDES HELP FOR IMMIGRATION EMPLOYMENT

An article in the Memphis Business Journal regarding SSHD’s I-9 consulting services – May 5, 2000

WEDDINGS DON’T GUARANTEE CITIZENSHIP

SSHD partner Charla Haas’s recent article has been published by the Memphis Daily Journal.

APRIL 2000

ASYLUM APPEALS MAY TAKE YEARS

USA Today quotes Greg Siskind and Amy Ballentine on issues relating to the legal proceedings for Elian Gonzalez – April 24, 2000.

MAKING YOUR WEB SITE STAND OUT

The Law Marketing Portal reports on Greg Siskind’s recent speech at the American Bar Association’s Techshow in Chicago, Illinois. – April 2000

LAWYERS IMMIGRATE TO THE NET (Acrobat version)

SSHD’s Visalaw.com site is prominently mentioned in the April 3, 2000 issue of the San Francisco Chronicle.

MARCH 2000

PRACTICING LAW IN CYBERSPACE

SSHD’s Visalaw.com web site receives praise in a recent issue of the American Bar Association’s GP SOLO AND SMALL FIRM LAWYER magazine.

INS RAID GREW OUT OF GRAND JURY PROBE

Greg Siskind is quoted in a story in the Memphis Commercial Appeal regarding a recent raid on the construction site of the new Federal Express world headquarters building. – March 3, 2000

JANUARY 2000

INTERNET JOBS SITE LOOKS TO MEMPHIS ADVICE

Interview with Greg Siskind in the Memphis Daily News regarding SSHD’s content relationship with Monster.com. January 12, 2000.

US, CANADA BRACE FOR WAVES OF SMUGGLED CHINESE (Acrobat version)

Greg Siskind is quoted in a story in Reuters carried by news outlets around the US and Canada. January 12, 2000.