Immigration Law

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The INA Trumps 'America First' - Cyrus D. Mehta
Posted on 4 Sep 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus D. Mehta, Sept. 3, 2017 - "President Trump’s America First policy has influenced how the United States views trade, immigration, the environment and global alliances. It is a radical departure from how the United States viewed itself... Read More

Williams Mullen Alert: Are Civil RICO Class Actions Based on Alleged Immigration Offenses Dead?
Posted on 13 Aug 2012 by Williams Mullen

By Mary E. Pivec and Reba Mendoza The Fourth Circuit's recent decision in Walters v. McMahen [ enhanced version available to subscribers ] affirming the trial court's dismissal of a civil RICO class action at the pleading stage is encouraging... Read More

Office of Immigration Litigation Releases Reference Guide on Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions
Posted on 27 Sep 2010 by Matthew Bender Editorial Staff

The Department of Justice Civil Division's Office of Immigration Litigation, Appellate Section, has released a monograph that constitutes a "comprehensive overview of the provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act that are relevant to... Read More

Diversity Visa Lottery Re-run: Was This the End?
Posted on 18 Jul 2011 by Molly J. Liskow

By Molly J. Liskow, J.D., Legal Editor, Practice Area Content (Immigration) The State Department "botched" the 2012 Diversity Visa Lottery. That was the term used by a federal judge who allowed the Department to re-do the selection process... Read More

Immigration Law: Supreme Court in Judulang Axes Comparable-Grounds Condition for §212(c) Relief
Posted on 5 Jan 2012 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously rejected the comparable-grounds approach to determining whether a noncitizen convicted of a crime and facing deportation or removal can obtain relief under former Immigration and Nationality Act § 212(c). What... Read More