Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy

Author: Stephen H. Legomsky
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105063944479
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Law

Incorporating the sweeping changes that have followed the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the updated Immigration Law and Policy mixes theory, policy, and politics with practice-oriented materials to provide an overview of immigration law and the Constitution. Topics covered include inadmissible aliens, admission procedures, deportation, refugees, undocumented aliens, relief for deportable aliens, and citizenship. Adopted at more than 140 U.S. law schools since its initial publication, the book focuses on policy questions, fact problems, and simulation exercises. The new edition also contains a revised chapter on immigration and national security and new information on the immigration debate, which discusses issues such as history, moral philosophy, race, culture, language, economics, population and the environment, politics, and the concept of home. The book offers a new simulation exercise in which the student plays the role of an attorney interviewing a prospective asylum claimant. It also provides detailed coverage of topics such as the recent Supreme Court decisions in Rasul v. Bush, Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, Clark v. Martinez, and Leocal v. Ashcroft; the Bush guest-worker proposal; caps on H-1B temporary workers; changes to the visa waiver program; domestic violence; and the U.S.-Canada safe third country agreement.

Refugee Law and Practice in Japan

Author: Osamu Arakaki
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 0754670090
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Law

This volume examines the development of refugee law and policy in Japan. The book discusses systemic weaknesses and compares the evolution of law in Australia and New Zealand to highlight problems in Japan's refugee determination system. Ultimately, the book calls for Japan to reform failing systems and take innovative action towards refugee protection.

Immigration and Citizenship

Author: Thomas Aleinikoff
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 1634599284
Release Date: 2016-08-01
Genre:

The eighth edition of this pioneering casebook continues its tradition of comprehensive coverage, with problems and exercises that allow students to hone skills as counselors, as litigators, and as policy advisors. At the same time, the casebook helps students understand how immigration and citizenship law illuminates essential aspects of constitutional and administrative law and plays a key role in current political debates. This new edition is leaner, with significant reworking, thinning, and updating of core chapters on admissions categories, admission procedures, and removability. It also reflects the latest developments in federal enforcement, as well as state and local measures for both immigration enforcement and the integration of unauthorized migrants. The casebook incorporates important recent doctrinal changes, while trimming overall length.

Immigration Admissions

Author: Kay Hailbronner
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 1571814086
Release Date: 2001-01
Genre: Social Science

There is general agreement today that traditional approaches to immigration admissions in the major receiving countries of the West have serious shortcomings either in concept or implementation, or at times in both. These essays, all written by leading immigration experts, consider the philosophical and moral constraints on immigration law and policy, the basic elements of a comprehensive migration policy, and specific policy areas, including family reunification and asylum. Taken together, these perspectives represent a fresh, comparative look at some of the most urgent issues in this pivotal area of law and policy.

Forced Migration

Author: David A. Martin
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 0314285334
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Law

Forced Migration: Law and Policy, 2nd edition, addresses the legal framework and policy issues raised by asylum seekers, refugees, internally displaced persons, and other forced migrants. It includes new materials on detention policies, expedited procedures, firm resettlement, fact-finding in the asylum process, gender-related persecution, maritime interdiction, particular social group, terrorism bars, the Convention Against Torture, and many other topics. The principal focus of this casebook is U.S. law and policy, but it also includes a wealth of comparative materials from many countries and regional organizations. Forced Migration provides a more expansive, in-depth treatment of topics examined in the chapter on asylum and the Convention Against Torture in the casebook, Immigration and Citizenship, Process and Policy, 7th edition, co-authored by Aleinikoff, Martin, Motomura, and Fullerton.

Understanding Immigration Law

Author: Kevin R. Johnson
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 9780769881973
Release Date: 2015-07-08
Genre: Law

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.

Federal Administrative Law

Author: Gary Lawson
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 1634599071
Release Date: 2015-11-26
Genre:

This casebook emphasizes current doctrine and its historical evolution in exploring the four basic foundations of federal administrative law: separation of powers, statutorily- and constitutionally-required procedures for agency adjudication and rulemaking, scope of judicial review of agency action, and the availability and timing of judicial review. The book concentrates on federal rather than state administrative law in order to provide the fundamental knowledge and concepts necessary to understand the subject, on the belief that an understanding of federal law can be translated into other settings. The book also maintains the straightforward organization and don't-hide-the-ball presentation that has characterized the book since its inception. The Seventh Edition contains five new principal cases, eight major new note cases, ten shorter new note cases, and updated treatments of all major topics. It also includes a revised Chapter I that includes an extended treatment of statutory interpretation to accommodate the increasing inclusion of Administrative Law in the first-year curriculum.

Sex Equality

Author: Catharine A. Mackinnon
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 160930456X
Release Date: 2016-01-02
Genre:

Sex Equality, third edition, comprehensively updates and analyzes the legal doctrine and social concept of sex equality in theoretical, comparative, international, historical, and social scientific context. Together with the relative situation of women and men, detailed attention is given throughout to racism, the treatment of Native peoples, economic class, sexual orientation, and transgender status. Centered on U.S. legal cases, the book maps and interrogates the traditional approach to sex discrimination based on sameness and difference and develops a theory of substantive equality based on hierarchy as well. Materials on race, work, education, athletics, and pregnancy are included. An updated chapter on burdens of proof equips the litigator with basic technical tools in critical perspective. Expanding sex equality concepts, including arguments gaining increasing recognition, the law of the family, rape, sexual harassment in work and education, gay and lesbian rights, reproductive issues including abortion and surrogacy, prostitution, and pornography are thoroughly explored in light of contemporary cultural, legal, and transnational developments and controversies. This volume provides detailed information on inequality between the sexes, an expert grasp of the legal and conceptual tools of sex equality in its manifold dimensions, and visions of future possibilities. This stimulating, flexible, up-to-the-minute treatment of a rapidly expanding and changing area--one of the most frequently litigated--provides an accessible basis for courses in law schools and undergraduate colleges by a widely recognized leading expert in the field.

Counterterrorism Law

Author: Stephen Dycus
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1454868317
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Genre: Data mining in law enforcement

The Third Edition of Counterterrorism Law not only updates the leading casebook in this field with recent developments, but also adds new chapters on bulk collection, the structure of habeas, and the procedural path to terrorism trials. This edition also includes new features that make these challenging materials easier to read and teach: introductory questions for principal cases, and a summary of basic principles at the end of each chapter. A comprehensive Teacherand’s Manual gives adopters helpful additional backup. New to the Third Edition: Important recent cases, including: and and and•and and and American Civil Liberties Union v. Clapper (2015) and and and•and and and In re Application of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (2015) and and and•and and and Ibrahim v. Dept. of Homeland Security (2014) and and and•and and and Turkmen v. Hasty (2015) and and and•and and and Hedges v. Obama (2013) and and and•and and and Aamer v. Obama (2014) and and and•and and and Al Bahlul v. United States (2015) Other significant new materials: and and and•and and and materials on the U.S. intervention in Syria and operations against ISIL and and and•and and and materials on standards for targeted killing and and and•and and and a new chapter on bulk collection and data-mining and and and•and and and re-organized chapters on intelligence methods, the organization of the intelligence community, and intelligence operations and and and•and and and re-organized chapters on and“enhanced interrogation,and” including the SSCI report Features and and Table of Cases, Third Edition and and Index, Third Edition Preface / Sample Chapters and and Preface, Third Edition