Inside Immigration Law

Migration Management and Policy Application in Germany
Author: Dr Tobias G Eule
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409470156
Category: Law
Page: 172
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Inside Immigration Law analyses the practice of implementing immigration law, examining the different political and organisational forces that influence the process. Based on unparalleled academic access to the German migration management system, this book provides new insights into the ‘black box’ of regulating immigration, revealing how the application of immigration law to individual cases can be chaotic, improvised and sometimes arbitrary, and either informed or distorted by the complex, politically laden and changeable nature of both German and EU immigration laws. Drawing on extensive empirical material, including participant observation, interviews and analyses of public as well as confidential documents in German immigration offices, Inside Immigration Law unveils the complex practices of decision-making and work organisation in a politically contested environment. A comparative, critical evaluation of the work of offices that examines the discretion and client interactions of bureaucrats, the management of legal knowledge and symbolism and the relationships between immigration offices and external political forces, this book will be of interest to sociologists, legal scholars and political scientists working in the areas of migration, integration and the study of work and organisations.

Immigration Law and Society


Author: John S. W. Park
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1509506039
Category: Law
Page: 220
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The Immigration Act of 1965 was one of the most consequential laws ever passed in the United States and immigration policy continues to be one of the most contentious areas of American politics. As a "nation of immigrants," the United States has a long and complex history of immigration programs and controls which are deeply connected to the shape of American society today. This volume makes sense of the political history and the social impacts of immigration law, showing how legislation has reflected both domestic concerns and wider foreign policy. John S. W. Park examines how immigration law reforms have inspired radically different responses across all levels of government, from cooperation to outright disobedience, and how they continue to fracture broader political debates. He concludes with an overview of how significant, on-going challenges in our interconnected world, including "failed states" and climate change, will shape American migrations for many decades to come.

Understanding Immigration Law


Author: Kevin R. Johnson,Raquel Aldana,Bill Ong Hing,Leticia Saucedo
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0769881971
Category: Law
Page: N.A
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The Second Edition of Understanding Immigration Law lays out the basics of U.S. immigration law in an accessible way to newcomers to the field. It offers background about the intellectual, historical, and constitutional foundations of U.S. immigration law. The eBook also identifies the factors that have historically fueled migration to the United States, including the economic "pull" of jobs and family in the United States and the "push" of economic hardship, political instability, and other facts of life in the sending country. In the middle chapters, the authors provide a capsule summary of the law concerning the admissions and removal procedures and criteria in the Immigration and Nationality Act. The book ends with a chapter speculating about the future of U.S. immigration law and the challenges and opportunities facing the nation. This eBook provides a comprehensive overview of U.S. immigration law. It has been designed to supplement the most widely adopted immigration law casebooks. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

Immigration Law and Procedure in a Nutshell


Author: David S. Weissbrodt,Laura Danielson,Howard S. Myers (III)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781683288985
Category: Emigration and immigration law
Page: 760
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This compact, comprehensive title offers a thorough overview of the history, constitutional basis, statutory structure, regulatory provisions, administrative procedure, and ethical principles related to immigration law and practice. Updated to reflect developments since the 2016 Presidential election, it is valuable both as a teaching and a practice reference.

Immigration law and the family


Author: Sarah Ignatius,Elisabeth S. Stickney,National Immigration Project (U.S.)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: N.A
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Immigration Law


Author: BarCharts, Inc
Publisher: Quickstudy
ISBN: 9781423217664
Category: Law
Page: 6
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With immigration law playing a greater role in the contemporary American judicial system, the newly updated 2011 version of our popular Immigration Law study guide is a one-stop resource for both law students and practicing attorneys. Jam-packed with all the latest information, this guide is known for its user-friendly format that includes color-coded sections--featuring key definitions and specific case examples--for each area of immigration law.

Immigration Law and the U.S.ÐMexico Border

ÀS’ Se Puede?
Author: Kevin R. Johnson,Bernard Trujillo
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816527806
Category: Social Science
Page: 294
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Americans from radically different political persuasions agree on the need to ÒfixÓ the ÒbrokenÓ US immigration laws to address serious deficiencies and improve border enforcement. In Immigration Law and the USÐMexico Border, Kevin Johnson and Bernard Trujillo focus on what for many is at the core of the entire immigration debate in modern America: immigration from Mexico. In clear, reasonable prose, Johnson and Trujillo explore the long history of discrimination against US citizens of Mexican ancestry in the United States and the current movement against Òillegal aliensÓÑpersons depicted as not deserving fair treatment by US law. The authors argue that the United States has a special relationship with Mexico by virtue of sharing a 2,000-mile border and a Òland-grab of epic proportionsÓ when the United States ÒacquiredÓ nearly two-thirds of Mexican territory between 1836 and 1853. The authors explain US immigration law and policy in its many aspectsÑincluding the migration of labor, the place of state and local regulation over immigration, and the contributions of Mexican immigrants to the US economy. Their objective is to help thinking citizens on both sides of the border to sort through an issue with a long, emotional history that will undoubtedly continue to inflame politics until cooler, and better-informed, heads can prevail. The authors conclude by outlining possibilities for the future, sketching a possible movement to promote social justice. Great for use by students of immigration law, border studies, and Latino studies, this book will also be of interest to anyone wondering about the general state of immigration law as it pertains to our most troublesome border.

Immigration Law 2017


Author: Kevin Browne
Publisher: College of Law Publishing
ISBN: 1911269518
Category: Social Science
Page: 590
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Immigration Law is a straightforward, up-to-date and practical introduction to this changing area of law.

Justice and Authority in Immigration Law


Author: Colin Grey
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1782258922
Category: Law
Page: 254
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This book provides a new and powerful account of the demands of justice on immigration law and policy. Drawing principally on the work of Adam Smith, Immanuel Kant, and John Rawls, it argues that justice requires states to give priority of admission to the most disadvantaged migrants, and to grant some form of citizenship or non-oppressive status to those migrants who become integrated. It also argues that states must avoid policies of admission and exclusion that can only be implemented through unjust means. It therefore refutes the common misconception that justice places no limits on the discretion of states to control immigration.

Fiancé and Marriage Visas

A Couple's Guide to U.S. Immigration
Author: Ilona Bray
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413322972
Category: Law
Page: 400
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The book that’s helped thousands of couples around the world You’re engaged or married to a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and all you want is the right to be together in the United States. Should be simple, right? It’s not. The pile of application forms can be overwhelming, the bureaucracy isn’t helpful, and delays are inevitable. This book will help you succeed. Discover the fastest and best application strategy. Avoid common—and serious—mistakes. Prepare for meetings with officials. Prove your marriage is real—not a fraud. Deal with the two-year testing period for new marriages. The 9th edition covers the expanded provisional waiver opportunity, and changes to application processes. It also provides checklists and sample forms throughout. Use this book if you are living in the United States or overseas and: your fiancé is a U.S. citizen your spouse is a U.S. citizen, or your spouse is a U.S. permanent resident.

Immigration Law Handbook 2013


Author: Margaret Phelan,James Gillespie
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199659702
Category: Law
Page: 1771
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Providing an invaluable reference for immigration practitioners, this book builds on the proven success of previous editions to offer the most up-to-date coverage of recent immigration legislation, selected and annotated by experts with a wealth of practical experience.

Immigration and the Law

Race, Citizenship, and Social Control
Author: Sofía Espinoza Álvarez,Martin Guevara Urbina
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816538123
Category: Social Science
Page: 376
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In the era of globalization, shifting political landscapes, and transnational criminal organizations, discourse around immigration is reaching unprecedented levels. Immigration and the Law is a timely and significant volume of essays that addresses the social, political, and economic contexts of migration in the United States. The contributors analyze the historical and contemporary landscapes of immigration laws, their enforcement, and the discourse surrounding these events, as well as the mechanisms, beliefs, and ideologies that govern them. In today’s highly charged atmosphere, Immigration and the Law gives readers a grounded and broad overview of U.S. immigration law in a single book. Encompassing issues such as shifting demographics, a changing criminal justice system, and volatile political climate, the book is critically significant for academic, political, legal, and social arenas. The contributors offer sound evidence to expose the historical legacy of violence, brutality, manipulation, oppression, marginalization, prejudice, discrimination, power, and control. Demystifying the ways that current ideas of ethnicity, race, gender, and class govern immigration and uphold the functioning and legitimacy of the criminal justice system, Immigration and the Law presents a variety of studies and perspectives that offer a pathway toward addressing long-neglected but vital topics in the discourse on immigration and the law. Contributors Sofía Espinoza Álvarez Steven W. Bender Leo R. Chávez Arnoldo De León Daniel Justino Delgado Roxanne Lynn Doty Brenda I. Gill Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz Peter Laufer Lupe S. Salinas Mary C. Sengstock Martin Guevara Urbina Claudio G. Vera Sánchez

Immigration Law for Paralegals


Author: Maria Isabel Casablanca,Gloria Roa Bodin
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781611635140
Category: Emigration and immigration law
Page: 492
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Immigration Law for Paralegals is an indispensable and practical guide on U.S. immigration, citizenship and visa procedures for instructing and training students or anyone interested in a career as an immigration paralegal or legal assistant. This fourth edition updates and expands the third, including coverage of Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Contents of Immigration Law for Paralegals include: interviewing, gathering information, case management and document preparation techniques; analysis of temporary and permanent employment visas; analysis of family-based petitions, political asylum and naturalization; as well as samples of completed applications, a glossary of terms and useful appendices. Each visa category is set forth in a clear and concise manner, with real-life and hypothetical situations at the end of each chapter, allowing students to visualize actual problems and issues that arise when processing a case. Further, in responding to the hypothetical situations, students will look to the United States immigration statutes, rules and regulations and precedent and administrative policies to resolve issues. Additionally, each section contains a completed sample application, definition of legal terms, and exercises modeled after tasks paralegals may encounter on the job, including the preparation of relative petitions (Form I-130) and the adjustment of a status package (Forms I-485, G-325A, I-131, I-765, I-864A, and G-28). In keeping with the concise format of each chapter, excerpts from Federal, AAO, and BIA decisions will be cited or footnoted where relevant. The Glossary and Appendices include Immigration Law resources; USCIS Local, Regional and Service Center addresses; questions and answers for the naturalization exam; blank USCIS forms; Credential Evaluation sample request forms and a list of agencies; sample USCIS color photograph specifications, sample medical form (I-688); and IRS Individual Tax ID Number Request (SS-4). The fourth edition includes a CD with fillable PDF forms.

Immigration Law

A Guide to Laws and Regulations
Author: Marc R. Generazio
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 9781616320812
Category: Law
Page: 209
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A comprehensive guide to the complex United States immigration system, ABA Fundamentals' Immigration Law: A Guide to Laws and Regulations is the essential book for lawyers working in the immigration field, people applying for immigration benefits, students studying U.S. immigration laws, corporate counselors, police officers, and community groups.

Performance, Identity, and Immigration Law

A Theatre of Undocumentedness
Author: G. Guterman
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137411007
Category: Political Science
Page: 236
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How has contemporary American theatre presented so-called undocumented immigrants? Placing theatre artists and their work within a context of on-going debate, Guterman shows how theatre fills an essential role in a critical conversation by exploring the powerful ways in which legal labels affect and change us.

Understanding Immigration Law and Practice


Author: Ayodele Gansallo,Judith Bernstein-Baker
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454850388
Category: Law
Page: 738
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Understanding Immigration Law and Practice offers a thorough, accessible, and practical approach to understanding and putting to use U.S. laws and regulations to help protect refugees, bring needed workers to the U.S, and reunite families. Attuned to the sensitivity and responsibility necessary to ensuring just results in high stakes immigration cases, the authors provide readers with in-depth, information and freely offer their knowledge and insights into the complex legal issues faced by immigration clients, while proposing strategies for the professionals seeking to help them. Key Features: Authors with more than twenty-five years combined front-line experience. Compact, accessible coverage of complex fluctuating U.S. immigration law and regulations, including: Nonimmigrant visas, including B-1/B-2, H-1Bs, and visas for investment and trade. Immigration for humanitarian immigrants: asylum seekers, refugees, and SIJ, U, and T visa applicants. Permanent Labor Certification Program (PERM). Lawful permanent resident applications based on family relationships, employment, and investment, including adjustment of status and consular processing. Grounds of inadmissibility, deportation, and immigration court removal processes, including waivers. Naturalization and citizenship eligibility. Balanced coverage of statutory and procedural rules with practical insights to aid in problem solving. Numerous cases for discussion, with responses on the companion website to encourage student participation and retention. Frequent vivid examples and cases from real life to assist readers in translating legal rules and theory into practice. Tools for student success, including learning objectives, marginal notes on key terms, and many documents and illustrations from actual practice. A chapter on managing the immigration practice, including performing case assessment and interviewing.

Immigration Law and Social Justice


Author: Bill Ong Hing,Kevin R. Johnson,Jennifer M. Chacon
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454877596
Category: Law
Page: 1176
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This first edition casebook approaches immigration law and policy from a public interest perspective with a special emphasis on issues of social justice. Along with cases and statutory material, Immigration Law and Social Justice also employs a wide variety of materials from appellate cases, client examples, article excerpts, and hypotheticals. These materials not only provide the basic framework for immigration law, but also engage students with the greater social, political, and economic context necessary to understand the movement of immigrants to the United States, as well as the human impact of enforcement and administration of the immigration laws. Key Features: Background on the social context of immigration law and its enforcement while engaged in a sophisticated examination of the technicalities of the relevant statutory and administrative law. Learning the relevant law with an eye toward potential advocacy, including litigation strategies. Allowing students to critically evaluate the mutually constitutive work of race and immigration law. Having contextual background to understand immigration and immigration enforcement. A unique focus on immigration and social justice, as well as public interest immigration lawyering.

Kurzban's immigration law sourcebook

a comprehensive outline and reference tool
Author: Ira J. Kurzban,American Immigration Law Foundation
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 1363
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