The Georgetown Immigration Law Journal is a scholarly publication that is dedicated to the advancement of legal knowledge in the field of immigration law. The Journal is published three times a year and is dedicated to exploring and critically analyzing international and domestic events as they shape the field of immigration law. Each issue features articles by scholars and legal practitioners, as well as a significant number of student notes and a section reviewing current developments in immigration.
Immigration law permeates a wide number of other substantive areas including constitutional law, administrative law, criminal law, labor law, and international law. Recent world events have increased awareness among the legal community of the importance of immigration law, with issues ranging from the meaning of citizenship to multi-national corporate concerns about employing foreign persons. As a result, expertise in immigration law is required by both individuals seeking citizenship and big business attracting skilled workers.