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July 9, 2018
John S. Cooke, James A. Chance, Elizabeth C. Wiggins, Erwin Chemerinsky, Laurie Levenson, Suzanna Sherry, Anne Fleming

Some of the nation’s top legal scholars discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2017–2018 term and analyze the decisions that are most likely to affect the work of federal judges. Among the decisions discussed will be those involving the First, Fourth, and Fifth Amendments as well as bankruptcy law, immigration law, and the federal courts.

April 20, 2017
James D. Garbolino

Hernandez v. Pena, 820 F.3d 782 (5th Cir. 2016)

Delay Defense | Settlement | Immigration Status

This is a case of first impression in the Fifth Circuit, addressing the meaning of the term settled in the context of a delay defense.

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April 18, 2017
James D. Garbolino

Alcala v. Hernandez, 826 F.3d 161 (4th Cir. 2016)

Settlement | Immigration Status | Return Despite Existing Defense

January 1, 2009
Michael A. Scaperlanda

This monograph provides an introduction to and overview of immigration law, with a focus on analyzing issues that arise in litigation. It sets out the legislative history, explains the statutory and administrative regime, and describes the substantive and procedural law relevant to federal judges, including circuit splits. Topics covered include the Real ID Act and its effect on judicial review, categories of admissibility, asylum, deportation, removal, relief, waiver, and remedies.

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January 1, 1987
David L. Martin

An introduction to U.S. immigration law as of 1987 that sets out the historical background and describes major features of the relevant substantive and procedural law, with emphasis on areas of particular controversy. The final chapter discusses the major provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. An annotated bibliography is included. This publication is copyrighted by the author.

Superseded by Immigration Law: A Primer (2009).

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