Comment: Happy New Year from Immigration Daily

The entire ILW team wishes all a happy, healthy, and safe 2015. We have great things in store for our readers, followers, and supporters - workshops, seminars, new publications, events, and, of course, the latest immigration stories. Here's to a wonderful year ahead for you and yours, and our nation's immigration system! Share your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.
















Article: Legal Challenges to Immigration Executive Action: Long on Politics, Short on Law. By Mark Noferi



Article: The President's Executive Actions on Immigration: One Take-Away for Consular Officers. By Liam Schwartz




Blogging: Ten Reasons for Optimism in '15. By Jason Dzubow




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Focus: The Removal Book

ILW.com is pleased to announce the newest edition of The Removal Book at a discounted price! The Editor is Priscillia Suntoso and Authors include Nadeen Aljijakli, Josh Bardavid, Philip Eichorn, Aga Haupt, Lauren Kosseff, Matthew Kriezelman, Michelle Mendez, Lory Rosenberg, Jason Schaffer and Kimberly Sutton. The curriculum is as follows:


Chapter 1: Removal Proceedings

Chapter 2: Grounds of Deportability

Chapter 3: Grounds of Inadmissibility

Chapter 4: Contesting Removability

Chapter 5: Adjustment of Status

Chapter 6: Waivers of Inadmissibility and Deportability in Removal Proceedings

Chapter 7: Section 212(c) Relief and Cancellation of Removal for Lawful Permanent Residents

Chapter 8: Cancellation and Suspension for Non-Permanent Resident Aliens

Chapter 9: Asylum: Withholding of Removal and Protection Under the Convention Against Torture

Chapter 10: Voluntary Departure

Chapter 11: Naturalization as a Defense to Removal

Chapter 12: Administrative Review of Removal Orders

Chapter 13: Judicial Review of Removal Orders

Chapter 14: Removal Issues Outside the United States


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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event


January 31, 2015, 1pm - 2:30pm (Pacific), San Francisco, CA, The Chinese Historical Society of America will hold a book talk with Hiroshi Motomura on his book "Immigration Outside of the Law." Hiroshi Motomura takes a historical perspective on the topic, explaining the roots of today's dilemma in Chinese exclusion, Mexican labor migration, and late twentieth-century politics. For more information and registration see here.








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