|Release Date: 06/30/2020|
Essentials of Immigration Law by Richard A. Boswell provides the foundation necessary for an understanding core concepts and topics in immigration—from the passage of the first immigration-related statute to the current state of affairs.
This indispensable reference, now in its fifth edition, offers a practical overview of the entire area of U.S. immigration law and will help you comprehend:
- Labor Certification
- Consular Processing
- Criminal Violations
- Family-Based Immigration
- Employment-Based Immigration
- Administrative/Judicial Review
This edition also includes:
- Glossary of Terms
- Glossary of Acronyms
- List of Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visas
- USC to INA Conversion Chart
- Selected Bibliography
Essentials of Immigration Law will provide the foundation every attorney, law student, and law office staff member needs to build his or her understanding of U.S. immigration laws.
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Richard A. Boswell is Professor of Law and Director of the Immigrants' Rights Clinic at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He is a frequent lecturer throughout the United States and abroad before lawyers, judges, academics and others on a wide range of immigration topics. Professor Boswell is the author of numerous books and law review articles in the immigration field, most notable of which is his law school casebook, Immigration Law and Procedure: Cases and Materials (5th Ed. 2018). He is also a co-author (with Professors Karen Musalo and Jennifer Moore) of Refugee Law and Policy: A Comparative and International Approach (5th Ed. 2019). Professor Boswell served as co-editor-in-chief of the Clinical Law Review and was President of the Clinical Legal Education Association. He is a long-time member of AILA and has served on its board of governors. Professor Boswell has also worked in a number of countries (the West Bank and Gaza, Central and South America, and most recently, in Haiti) consulting on the establishment of clinical legal education and rule-of-law programs.