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Book: Living "Illegal" - The Human Face of Unauthorized Immigration

"Today’s polarized debates over immigration revolve around a set of one-dimensional characters and unchallenged stereotypes. Yet the resulting policy prescriptions, not least of them Arizona’s draconian new law SB 1070, are dangerously real and profoundly counterproductive. A ...

From The Bookshelf: High-Skilled Immigration in a Global Labor Market

"STEM workers are in high demand in today's international labor market. Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and many countries in Western Europe have adopted policies designed to attract and efficiently employ high-skilled workers. The United States, however, remains mired in legislative...

New book - 'Green Card Stories' - is shipping...and we have a winner!

I received my copies of Green Card Stories and I _had_ one extra to give away to the first person to email me at dk@justnews.org to say, " I read ILC daily! " - UPDATE: John. M. Manley is the lucky winner!

They're here...

My (pre-ordered) copy of " No Undocumented Child Left Behind ," by Prof. Michael A. Olivas , arrived today. Have you ordered your copy?

Woman Writes Letter to Obama, Gets Featured in Book

"When Lucy Gutierrez of Kingman [AZ] wrote a letter to President Obama about the turmoil she felt over Arizona's most controversial immigration law, she had little hope that he would read it. Not only did Obama read the letter, but Gutierrez is now the subject of a book about everyday...

Do you have your copy yet?

They are flying off the shelves! Order today . "Provocative and wise, Michael Olivas’s important book challenges all of us to carefully consider how our nation’s core values are reflected both in the way we educate immigrant children and treat noncitizens in our...

Olivas on undocumented children’s rights

"A national expert on immigration law, University of Houston Law Center Professor Michael A. Olivas has just released his 13th book, No Undocumented Child Left Behind , which examines the 30-year history of the U.S. Supreme Court case Plyer v. Doe. In 1982, the landmark ruling made it possible...

Margaret Stock Publishes “Immigration Law and the Military”

"Margaret Stock, Counsel to the [Lane Powell] Firm in the Anchorage, Alaska office, has published a new book, Immigration Law and the Military , which is available from the American Immigration Lawyers Association publications website . The book describes the laws, regulations, and policies that...

ABA Podcast: ‘Show Trials’ Author Advocates for Systemic Changes to Immigration Courts

"ABA Journal Web producer Lee Rawles speaks with Peter Afrasiabi about his recently released book Show Trials: How Property Gets More Legal Protection than People in Our Failed Immigration System . “A powerful critique of our failed immigration system. In beautiful prose and with moving...

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Plyler v. Doe

"Friday, June 15 is the 30th anniversary of the Supreme Court's pathbreaking decision in Plyler v. Doe , 457 U.S. 202 (1982), which protects the rights of undocumented students to a public elementary and secondary school education. ... See MICHAEL A. OLIVAS, NO UNDOCUMENTED CHILD LEFT BEHIND...

Immigration Law & the Military

"T he post-9/11 conflicts have caused major changes in the U.S. military, and those changes have had a substantial impact on non-U.S. citizens serving in the All-Volunteer Force, as well as on the non-citizen family members of U.S. military personnel. After 9/11, as one of the few lawyers with a...

Suzy Khimm Read Jeb Bush's Immigration Book So You Don't Have To

"Jeb Bush set off firestorm for coming out against a path to citizenship for [unauthorized] immigrants, reversing his previous support for the proposal. But that’s just one part of the former Florida governor’s plan for immigration reform, which he laid out in a new book, “Immigration...

Behind the Green Card: How Immigration Policy is Killing the American Dream

A new book by Donald Dobkin : " B ehind the Green Card explodes the innumerable myths and bogeymen that obscure the reality of US immigration policy. Blinded by misguided "national security interests," the United States has codified a series of unworkable and irresponsible laws which make...

For Attorneys & Students - Immigration and Nationality Law: Problems and Strategies

By Lenni B. Benson, Professor of Law, New York Law School; Lindsay A. Curcio, Principal, Law Office of Lindsay A. Curcio, Adjunct Professor, New York Law School; Veronica M. Jeffers, Associate at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, Adjunct Professor, Southwestern Law School; Stephen W. Yale...

Podcast: Steve Yale-Loehr on Immigration and Nationality Law: Problems and Strategies (New Book)

Immigration expert Stephen W. Yale-Loehr discusses Immigration and Nationality Law: Problems and Strategies, by Lenni B. Benson, Professor of Law, New York Law School; Lindsay A. Curcio, Principal, Law Office of Lindsay A. Curcio, Adjunct Professor, New York Law School; Veronica M. Jeffers, Associate...

New Book Details DHS Asylum Adjudications: Lives in the Balance

"Although Americans generally think that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is focused only on preventing terrorism, one office within that agency has a humanitarian mission. Its Asylum Office adjudicates applications from people fleeing persecution in their homelands. Lives in the Balance...

Immigration and Nationality Law: Problems and Strategies (LexisNexis)

Learn about this excellent resource by viewing two short YouTube videos, here and here . "Immigration and Nationality Law: Problems and Strategies introduces the reader to the legal concepts and experience of practicing immigration law. This book is designed for both law students and attorneys...

Immigration and Nationality Law: Problems and Strategies

" Immigration and Nationality Law: Problems and Strategies introduces the reader to the legal concepts and experience of practicing immigration law. This book is designed for both law students and attorneys as it covers not only statutory provisions and key immigration law cases, it also provides...

New Book: Immigration Law & the Military, 2nd Edition, by Margaret D. Stock

"Immigration Law & the Military by retired Lieutenant Colonel Margaret D. Stock serves as a primer on all issues of immigration and citizenship laws and their effects on members of the U.S. military and their families. The new edition covers parole in place for family members of military personnel...

From the Bookshelf: Crimmigration Law by César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández

"At its most basic, “crimmigration” law describes the convergence of two distinct bodies of law: criminal law and procedure with immigration law and procedure. For most of the nation’s history, these operated almost entirely free of the other. Criminal law and procedure was thought...

John Lennon vs. The U.S.A. (August 2016 book release)

John Lennon vs. The U.S.A.: The Inside Story of the Most Bitterly Contested and Influential Deportation Case in United States History – August 7, 2016 - "For the first time, noted New York immigration attorney Leon Wildes tells the incredible story of this landmark case – John Lennon...

My (Underground) American Dream - Julissa Arce

My (Underground) American Dream , by Julissa Arce - Available Now! JULISSA ARCE is a writer, speaker, and social-justice advocate. She is the cofounder and chairman of the Ascend Educational Fund , a college scholarship and mentorship program that assists immigrant students, regardless of their immigration...