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”...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
USCIS Finalizes Policy Memo on EB-5 Adjudications
On May 30, 2013, USCIS issued a final policy memorandum on the adjudication of EB-5 petitions and applications.
The policy memo affirms that adjudicators are to use the "preponderance of the...
Preliminary Injunction Issued in Texas v. United States |
Late on February 16, a United States District Court judge for the Southern District of Texas (Brownsville) issued a preliminary injunction temporarily blocking the President’s November...
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...
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...
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...