Understanding Immigration Law (2015)

By | July 4, 2019
Understanding Immigration Law (2015) Author Kevin R. Johnson
ISBN-10 0769881963
ISBN-13 9780769881966
Year 2015-07-13
Pages 726
Language English
Publisher LexisNexis
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Understanding Immigration Law Second Edition 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 book 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 book provides a comprehensive overview of U S immigration law It has been designed to supplement the most widely adopted immigration law casebooks The co authors of Understanding Immigration Law Second Edition provide up to date immigration law news and analysis on the ImmigrationProf blog which can be used to ensure that teachers and students are up to date on recent developments in immigration law Highlights of the Second Edition Includes a new chapter on Crimmigration Chapter 15 The Criminalization of Immigration and Crimmigration Law Includes a new and separate chapter Chapter 10 on Refugee Admissions and Asylum Includes a new and revamped chapter on state and local involvement in immigration and immigration policy Chapter 4 with a lengthy analysis of the Supreme Court s landmark decision in Arizona v United States 2012 Includes a discussion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and subsequent executive actions of the President Integrates into the chapters analysis of the Secure Communities program the signature immigration enforcement initiative of the Obama administration that resulted in about 400 000 removals a year Up to date analysis of the latest Supreme Court decision son immigration including Padilla v Kentucky 2009 Moncrieffe v Holder 2013 and Scialabba v Cuellar de Osorio 2014 Up to date analysis of the surge of Central American women and children migrants in 2014 A new section on citizenship based on military service and a discussion of the new Naturalization form in the Citizenship chapter

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