September 5, 2011
Emerging, from page 5
last try was the unconstructive
electoral and legislative discourse
in 2006 - 2007. There’s no indi-
cation that they will speak clear-
ly on this topic in 2012, let alone
produce satisfactory action.
Important things have hap-
pened incrementally — for
better and worse and mainly
around enforcement issues. For
example: the U.S. Immigration
and Customs Enforcement
employer audits; Department of
Homeland Security conscription
of local police for immigration
enforcement; the new depor-
tation reviews; and state laws,
some supportive and some hos-
tile to immigrants.
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mism rather than fear. Our bet-
ter futures lie in securing the
newcomers’ contributions to a
more perfect union.
“Immigrants in the United
States: How Well Are They
Integrating into Society?” is
available at www.migration
policy.org. See also resources
from NLC’s immigrant integra-
tion program at www.nlc.org.
Bill Barnes, director for
emerging issues at NLC, can be
contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Previous monthly columns are
collected on the Emerging Issues
webpage at www.nlc.org under
the City Solutions tab.
Nampa, from page 6
the Idaho Center also hosts events such
as graduation ceremonies for local high
schools and universities.
The city’s other amenities include a
reservoir known as Lake Lowell, where
fishing, boating and water skiing abound,
as well as the Deer Flat Wildlife Refuge,
home to waterfowl, deer and all types of
other wildlife. The city has a total of 838
acres of land that make up 25 parks, trails
and two golf courses, one of which is the
third-rated golf course in the state.
CLASSIFIEDS AND PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY
The City of
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is accept-
ing applications for City Solicitor to
perform professional legal services.
This is a diverse practice involving
legal advice, trial case work and legis-
lation drafting in all phases of munic-
ipal government. The Solicitor must
exercise considerable independent
judgment in preparation of cases,
legal research and interaction with the
public as well as government officials.
Qualifications: A minimum of 4
years experience in the private or pub-
lic sector practicing law in the areas
of litigation, bankruptcy, land use,
municipal and administrative law.
A Juris Doctorate degree from an
accredited law school and admission
to the Pennsylvania Bar. Eligibility
to practice law in the U.S. District
Court for the Middle District of
Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit
Court of Appeals is preferred or any
equivalent combination of experi-
ence and training which provides
the required skills and abilities.
Supervisory and administrative expe-
rience required. Salary $83,000 to
$85,000, DOQ, + excellent benefits.
Residency within the corporate limits
of the City of Harrisburg within one
year from date of hire is required.
If interested, please submit a cover
letter, resume, three employment ref-
erences and salary history to jwill-
email@example.com. For more
information, visit www.harrisburgpa.
gov and click on (Human Resources).
The City of Harrisburg is an EOE
employer. Linda D. Thompson,
Population: 66,500. Requires a BS/
BA, a related MS/MA preferred, plus
7 years experience. See Brochure
at www.mercergroupinc.com for
additional information. The HR
Director serves as a consultant for
employees and supervisors. The HR
Departmental Operating Budget for
FY 2012 is $2,232,418, there is 9
staff authorized for the Department
in FY 2012. Starting salary market
competitive DOQ/E plus benefits
& reasonable relocation expenses.
Position open until filled. First review
of cover letters/resumes September
12, 2011. Confidential materi-
als to James Mercer, The Mercer
Group, Inc., 551 West Cordova
Road, #726, Santa Fe, NM 87505.
Voice: 505-466-9500; Fax: 505-
466-1274. E-Mail: jmercer@mer-
cergroupinc.com; Website: www.
The City of
Springfield, Tennessee (population
16,440) is accepting applications
for Police Chief. Springfield is an
historic, economically and racially
diverse community located just 30
minutes from downtown Nashville.
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Springfield is the county seat of
Robertson County, one of the largest
agricultural producing counties in the
State of Tennessee. Individual will
plan, organize and direct the activi-
ties of the Police Department under
a Council/Manager form of govern-
ment. Previous Chief retired with 21
years of service in the position. The
Police Department consists of 39
POST certified officers and is one of
the first in the state to be accredited
by the Tennessee Law Enforcement
Accreditation Program. Bachelor’s
degree with a major in criminal
justice, public administration, busi-
ness administration or a related field
required. A minimum of fifteen (15)
years experience in law enforcement,
with at least ten (10) years of super-
visory experience above the rank of
sergeant required. Master’s degree
in criminal justice can be substi-
tuted for two ( 2) years of supervisory
experience. Salary range $57,013-
$77,771 (DOQ). Applications must
be received by Thursday, September
15, at the following address: PO Box
788, Springfield, TN 37172. The
City of Springfield is an AA/EOE
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