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Immigration Law

LexisNexis Immigration Resources

LexisNexis Legal Research Immigration Content Highlights:

Statutes and Regulations:

• Bender’s Immigration and Nationality Act Service: A comprehensive, easy-to-use presentation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), as amended. Footnote references indicate the origin of major amendments to the Act.
• Bender’s Immigration Regulations Service: All immigration regulations from 8 CFR, DOS, DOJ, DOL and HHS.

Administrative Materials:

• Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals Decisions (BALCA) from 1987
• Immigration Precedent Decisions (BIA & AAO) from 1940
• Immigration Non-Precedent Decisions (BIA & AAO) from 1985
• Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer Immigration Review Decisions (OCAHO) from 1988

Secondary Materials:

• Immigration Law and Procedure: An authoritative treatise with practice tips, forms, and an incomparable collection of primary source materials, such as the USCIS Policy Manual and the Adjudicator’s Field Manual. The authors’ analysis on undecided points of law have carried considerable weight with citations in more than 490 decisions by U.S. courts, including 20 Supreme Court decisions such as Padilla v. Kentucky. Originally authored by Charles Gordon and Stanley Mailman. The content is updated four times a year by Stephen Yale-Loehr of Miller Mayer LLP, Ithaca, NY and Ronald Wada of Tafapolsky & Smith LLP, San Francisco, CA.
• Immigration Law Practice Expediter: A practical roadmap to all the main areas of immigration law that links to the Immigration Law & Procedure treatise, statutes, regulations, and case law relevant to the task being performed. It includes coverage of:
o H-1B, H-1B1, E, and L Classifications
o Employment-Based Preference Petitions
o PERM Labor Certification
o Family-Sponsored Visa Petitions
o Asylum Applications
o Naturalization Applications
o Judicial Review
o J-1 Visas and F-1 Students
o Removal and Inadmissibility
o DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)
• J Visa Guidebook: Covers the exchange visitor non-immigrant visa program and practice tips for advising program sponsors on how to comply with the regulations.

Legal News:

• Bender’s Immigration Bulletin: An authoritative and comprehensive source for the latest in immigration news, case digests, regulations, and government documents. Features timely articles by leading experts in the field that underscore the significance of these changes and that highlight their implications for your clients. Includes reproductions of government documents, such as memoranda and Federal Register pages, so you can copy the pages you need and attach them to pleadings or other documents. Editor in Chief Daniel Kowalski is responsible for 24 issues per year.
• Law360 Immigration: Trusted news source offering breaking news, in-depth features, and expert analysis.

Practical Guidance, Business Immigration:

This Top 5 list contains key resources found in the Labor & Employment Business Immigration topic.  Business Immigration covers the following key employment law immigration areas: (1) Employment Eligibility Verification, (2) Visas, and (3) International Employment.

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