AILA's Immigration Practice Toolbox, 6th Ed. (Downloadable)

AILA's Immigration Practice Toolbox, 6th Ed. (Downloadable)

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Release Date 10/31/2018
ISBN 978-1-57370-427-X
Length N/A
Format ZIP
SKU 54-27
AILA's Immigration Practice Toolbox is a key resource for every immigration law practitioner. It serves to supplement treatises and substantive reference materials with essential checklists and sample documents to help new attorneys, paralegals, and law office staff navigate the requirements of various immigration matters.

Samples in the Immigration Practice Toolbox, which include questionnaires, checklists, and correspondence, are easy to customize, print, save, and use over and over again in your practice.

Sample checklists cover the following areas:

  • Consular processing
  • Family-based immigration
  • Naturalization
  • Waivers
  • Removal defense
    and more!

The Immigration Practice Toolbox is a time-saving investment you can make for your law office. It compiles a variety of resources that will help you successfully represent your clients.
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About The Editors

Maris J. Liss is the head of appeals and founded the firm's federal litigation practice. Before joining George P. Mann & Associates in 2003, she worked as a litigator and trial attorney with eight years of commercial and housing litigation experience. Maris has researched and drafted more than 400 appellate briefs to the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and argued more than 24 cases before the Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals. On the federal level, she litigates asylum applications, issues involving non-citizens convicted of crimes, and applications for immigration benefits such as adjustment of status, cancellation of removal, and 212(c) relief. She drafts and supervises writing of motions to reopen, remand and reconsider, and drafts complaints, motions, briefs, and responses for, inter alia, affirmative litigation in Federal District Court for mandamus review of naturalization denials, APA litigation and habeas litigation, including petitions for writ of habeas corpus challenging prolonged detention in immigration custody.

Ruth Lozano McChesney was born in Mexico but immigrated to the United States when her father took a position as a medical doctor with a Texas Hospital. She was raised in a Spanish-speaking home and has resided in San Antonio since 1994. Ms. McChesney was the sole Managing Partner of the San Antonio-based firm of De Mott, McChesney, Curtright & Armendariz, LLP (DMCA) from 2000 to 2014, during which time she spearheaded its growth from a staff of 10 in one office to a staff of over 80 in three cities. She currently chairs the firm's Executive Board and functions as its CEO. She is an elected council member and Chair of the Immigration & Nationality Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and has served as a liaison to the Texas Workforce Commission for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Texas Chapter and as a board member of the Free Trade Alliance of San Antonio. Ms. McChesney also serves on the working Board of Directors for the non-profit American Gateways (formerly PAPA, Political Asylum Project of Austin) in Austin and on AILA's Board of Publications Committee. Primarily focusing on employment- and investor-based immigration matters, she represents individuals and organizations ranging from small start-ups to Fortune 100/Global 500 companies in various industries such as healthcare, restaurant, energy, construction, research, religion, technology, and education. Ms. McChesney is a frequently-invited speaker at legal events, universities, and other venues. Ms. McChesney is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

R. Mark Frey is an attorney based in St. Paul, Minn., who writes extensively on immigration law and policy. He is an active member of the Federal Bar Association's Immigration Law Section and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), currently serving on AILA's Board of Publications. Frey has practiced immigration law for almost 30 years, with an emphasis on asylum and other forms of humanitarian relief, family and marriage-based immigration, removal defense, appeals, H, L, and E-2 visas as well as religious workers and naturalization.

Lisa Ellis is the principal attorney at Ellis Immigration Law, LLC. Prior to entering private practice, Lisa was an Attorney Advisor for the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Her practice focuses on employment and family-based immigration law and global migration. She is the author of Visa Solutions for International Students, Scholars and Sponsors (Thompson Reuters 2012) and contributing author to New Developments in Immigration Enforcement and Compliance (Thomson Reuters/Aspatore 2011) and The Visa Processing Guide and Consular Posts Handbook (AILA 2007-10 Eds.).

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