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Immigration legislation handbook covers numerous vital immigration topics that were the focus of recent legislation, implementing regulations, and/or administrative or judicial decisions. Highlights include the following: Discussion of prospects for immigration legislation in the 112th Congress including coverage of currently-pending proposals; Coverage of immigration legislation enacted in the past year including laws impacting prevailing wage determination in H-2B cases, travel to and from APEC countries, and I-751 filing and interview requirements for conditional residents; Report on guidance issued in September 2011 addressing survivor benefits under INA s 204(l), I-360 automatic conversions, and humanitarian reinstatement; Analysis of April 2011 USCIS policy memorandum addressing extensions of status for T and U nonimmigrants under the authority of 2008 legislation; Coverage of new guidance implementing 2006 VAWA amendments including continued eligibility of child to file a self-petition after attaining age 21 and eligibility of an abused parent for self-petition benefits; Report on April 2011 guidance on the handling of family-based petitions under the Adam Walsh Act; Analysis of agency guidance implementing discretionary exemption of certain terrorism-related grounds of inadmissibility under 2007 legislation; Update on compliance deadlines for REAL ID Act requirements applicable to state-issued driver's licenses and ID cards Coverage of BIA and federal court decisions interpreting REAL ID Act provisions addressing judicial review, asylum claims, and terrorism-related inadmissibility grounds. Immigration legislation Handbook provides one source that continuously covers all important new immigration legislation. This objective encompasses providing analysis of agency implementation of new legislation (including analysis of rules and other implementing guidelines) and coverage of administrative and judicial cases interpreting the new provisions, as well as similar coverage with respect to legislation enacted in prior years as reported in earlier print editions of Immigration legislation handbook.
Database includes most recent edition only. Authors: Austin T. Fragomen, Jr., Careen Shannon, and Daniel Montalvo.
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Description based on electronic file, viewed March 23, 2013.
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Print version: Immigration legislation handbook