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Immigration Law Treatises
Essentials of Immigration Law
Richard A. Boswell
This treatise provides an overview of immigration law and history of the United States. Coverage includes: citizenship and naturalization; refugees and asylum procedures; grounds of deportability and inadmissibility; family and employment-based immigration; and administrative and judicial review.
Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Updated annually, the handbook provides analysis on topics of current interest through a compilation of articles written by experienced practitioners and authorities in the field who were panelists at the AILA Conference. Recent topics include the intricacies of labor certification applications and PERM, the various employment-based paths to immigrant and non-immigrant visas, and admissibility waivers.
Immigration Fundamentals: A Guide to Law and Practice
Austin T. Fragomen, Jr. & Steven C. Bell
This treatise explains and analyzes the basic structure of immigration law, and its legal standards and procedures. A table of cases and a collection of forms used by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) are included in the appendices with annotations. The treatise is in looseleaf format and is supplemented twice a year.
Immigration Law and Business
Austin T. Fragomen, Jr. et al.
This treatise provides a comprehensive analysis of immigration law and procedures. Topics covered include citizenship and naturalization, deportation and exclusion, refugees and asylum, rights of aliens and tax aspects of immigration status. The taxation aspect was prepared by Robert W. Toan and Robert L. Dumont from Baker and McKenzie, who are leading experts in this area of practice. Included in the appendices are model forms, and tables of cases and statutes. The treatise in looseleaf format is supplemented three times a year.
Looseleaf copy last updated in 2009. Updated regularly online.
Immigration Law and Crimes
Dan Kesselbrenner & Lory D. Rosenberg
This treatise analyzes immigration law issues which relate to the impact of criminal activity on the status of the foreign-born. Included in the appendices are tables of cases and statutes, forms and pleadings, and texts of statutes. The treatise in looseleaf format is supplemented twice a year.
Looseleaf updates cancelled since 2009. Updated regularly online.
Immigration Law and Defense
National Lawyers Guild
This treatise presents the major aspects of immigration law in the order of the progression of a typical immigration case. Among the topics discussed are the procedure for adjustment of status, the grounds for exclusion and deportability, and the various defenses to them. The treatise includes chapters on administrative and judicial appeals, petition for review before the United States Court of Appeals, and writs of habeas corpus. The treatise is supplemented twice a year.
Looseleaf cancelled. Updated regularly online.
Immigration Law and Health: Patients and Providers
This practice guide describes the various health-related immigration issues, and provides information and advice on how to process such cases. Part I provides information on how to obtain non immigrant and immigrant statuses for health care professionals. Part II addresses possible remedies for the health-impacted client. Part III addresses alien entitlement to publicly-funded medical care, and the immigration consequences to the receipt of that support. Each part contains sample forms and pleadings. The guide is updated annually.
No longer updated. Last updated November 2007.
Immigration Law and Procedure
Charles Gordon & Stanley Mailman
This multi-volume preeminent treatise provides a comprehensive analysis of immigration law and procedure. Included in the appendices are texts of relevant statutes, regulations, executive orders and United Nations documents, sample forms and litigation documents, and agency manuals. The treatise is in looseleaf format and is supplemented quarterly.
Immigration Law and Procedure in a Nutshell
David Weissbrodt & Laura Danielson
This study aid provides an overview of the history and institutional structure of immigration law. Coverage includes: standards and application procedures for visas; grounds for requiring an alien to depart from the U.S. and the procedures for removal and denial of admission; citizenship and the rights of aliens in the U.S.; refugee and asylum issues.
Immigration Law and the Family
Sarah B. Ignatius & Elisabeth S. Stickney
Updated annually, this practice guide describes the process for filing and documenting a visa petition to acquire legal status through a family relationship. Special aspects of family immigration are covered, such as revoking approvals of visa petitions and rescinding permanent resident status; retaining priority dates for visa petitions despite a change in the circumstances of the petitioner; petitioning for an adopted child or an orphan; and gaining legal status for widows, widowers and fiances of United States citizens, derivative beneficiaries, and other special categories of family members. Included in the appendices are a table of laws and rules, a table of cases, and agency material and forms.
No longer updated. Looseleaf updated June 2009. Updated regularly online.
Immigration Law Service 2d
Anna Marie Gallagher
This treatise provides an analysis of immigration law and procedures, including the process for seeking admission and gaining entry, providing or obtaining citizenship, and citizenship documents. Included in the appendices are texts of relevant statutes and regulations, tables of cases and statutes, and agency manuals and memoranda. The treatise in looseleaf format is updated quarterly.
Looseleaf no longer updated. Looseleaf updated August 2009. Updated regularly online.
Immigration Legislation Handbook
Austin T. Fragomen, Jr. et al., ed.
This treatise analyzes new legislation affecting immigration law, and reports administrative and judicial cases interpreting the new provisions. The appendices include the texts of statutes. A new edition is published annually.
Print copy cancelled in 2010. Updated regularly online.
Immigration Procedures Handbook
Austin T. Fragomen, Jr. et al.
This two-volume treatise reports and analyzes current immigration procedures and the latest policy developments in the immigration field. Sample forms for each visa category are included in their corresponding chapters. The treatise is updated annually.
Print copy cancelled and last updated in 2009. Updated regularly online.
Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook: A Comprehensive Outline and Reference Tool
Ira J. Kurzban
This sourcebook is a reference guide to relevant federal and administrative cases, regulations and statutes, and agency rulings for all major areas of immigration law. It can be used to pinpoint the significant cases and references on a particular topic, or as a basis for further research on a particular issue.
Migration and International Legal Norms
T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Vincent Chetail , eds.
This treatise provides a comprehensive analysis of the scope of international law on migration. Major sections focus on state authority and responsibility, forced migration, human rights of migrants and labor, trade and development.
Steel on Immigration Law
Richard D. Steel
Updated annually, this practice guide is designed to present an overall view of the structure of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 as amended and interpreted with recent statutory changes, to provide citations to numerous statutory, regulatory, judicial, and administrative authorities, and to suggest practical approaches to the practice of immigration law. Included in the appendices are a table of cases, and agency material and forms.
Print copy not as current. Updated regularly online.