Immigration Law

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Cornell Law List of Immigrants' Rights Organizations
Posted on 12 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cornell Law School, Migration and Human Rights Program, July 2018 - " Organizations seeking non-lawyer and lawyer volunteers : The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights is training adults who want to become “child advocates”... Read More

Kerry v. Din: The Supreme Court's ‘Other Marriage Decision’ Preserves Status Quo in Visa Denials, Leaves Tangled Trail for Lower Courts To Follow
Posted on 9 Jul 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

By Andrew Haile | On June 25, 2015, Five members of the U.S. Supreme Court in Kerry v. Din agreed on one thing: U.S. citizen Fauzia Din had no right to understand why her husband's immigrant visa had been denied [ enhanced opinion available to... Read More

Immigration Law and Procedure: Desk Edition
Posted on 27 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Immigration Law and Procedure: Desk Edition The abridged Immigration Law and Procedure, condensed to bring you the essence of immigration and nationality issues in one easy-to-use volume. This is a concise one-volume desk reference covering all... Read More

News Excerpts From the Aug. 1, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 22 Jul 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

IRS Adopts New Policy on ITINs | On June 30, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service announced that Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers will expire only if not used on a federal tax return for five consecutive years. The IRS will not begin deactivating... Read More

How to Maximize Your Enjoyment of the Immigration Law Community
Posted on 9 Nov 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Although you do not have to be a registered member to access much of the rich content of our LexisNexis Immigration Law Community , registration provides you with many benefits. As a registered member, you can: Create your user profile. Build... Read More

J Visa Guidebook, 2010 Edition
Posted on 27 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

J VIsa Guidebook, 2010 Edition The J Visa Guidebook is your one-stop resource for dealing with questions related to the exchange visitor nonimmigrant visa program. Written entirely by esteemed attorneys in this area of immigration law, the J Visa... Read More

Excerpts From the March 1, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: ICE Creates Public Advocate Position, more
Posted on 27 Feb 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

ICE Creates Public Advocate Position As part of its ongoing detention reform initiative, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced its first Public Advocate, ICE Senior Advisor Andrew Lorenzen-Strait. Mr. Lorenzen-Strait will serve as the... Read More

News Excerpts From the March 15, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 3 Mar 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

DHS Designates Chile for Visa Waiver Program On February 28, 2014, the Department of Homeland Security announced the entry of Chile into the Visa Waiver Program. Beginning May 1, 2014, Chilean nationals will be able to visit the United States for up... Read More

News Excerpts From the March 15 Bender's Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 4 Mar 2013 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

EOIR Releases Statistics for FY2012 The Executive Office for Immigration Review has released its statistical yearbook for fiscal 2012. As expected, the backlog of cases before EOIR continued to grow, with 326,255 pending proceedings before immigration... Read More

News Excerpts From the Sept. 15, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 1 Sep 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

BIA Seeks Amicus Briefs on Effect of Moncrieffe on 3rd Circuit Case | On August 26, 2015, the BIA issued a notice requesting amicus briefs regarding whether Jeune v. Attorney General of the United States , 476 F.3d 199 (3d Cir. 2007) [ enhanced opinion... Read More

Child Status Protection Act for Over-21 Derivatives: Implementing De Osorio v. Mayorkas
Posted on 4 Feb 2013 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

By David Froman Holding a key provision of the CSPA unambiguous, the Ninth Circuit, en banc , approved the two-petition approach for aged-out derivative beneficiaries of family preference petitions. "Vertical" conversion offers a viable alternative... Read More

Bender's Immigration Bulletin - May 15, 2011 - EOIR Disciplines 15 Attorneys
Posted on 13 May 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

The Executive Office for Immigration Review recently took disciplinary action against fifteen attorneys for violations of the rules of professional conduct for immigration practitioners. Two attorneys were reinstated. The following four attorneys... Read More

Compliance Convergence: ICE Enforcement Shifts Focus to Employers
Posted on 22 Feb 2012 by Thomas Fox

Compliance convergence can take many forms. In an article entitled " Pass the ICE Test: Nine I-9 Record Keeping Tips " published in the February 6, 2012 edition of the Texas Lawyer , author Karen-Lee Pollak explores one of these important areas... Read More