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Section Newsletter Articles on International & Immigration Law

Developments in development aid By Mark E. Wojcik International and Immigration Law, April 2019 Foreign development aid ­­helps individuals in some of the world’s poorest countries and promotes economic prosperity and progress toward global development goals.
2018 immigration case decisions International and Immigration Law, March 2019 Summaries of 2018 immigration law cases.
Consular reviewability: It is time for the main event By Patrick M. Kinnally International and Immigration Law, March 2019 A U.S. citizen may not enjoy a cognizable legal liberty interest in his spouse’s application for an immigrant visa.
Doing business in Europe: United States Commercial Service webinars International and Immigration Law, March 2019 Upcoming U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration webinars on subregions of Europe.
New European Union regulations require review of how Arizona businesses collect and maintain data By Carrie O’Brien International and Immigration Law, March 2019 Useful tips to determine whether your privacy policy or practices need revision under the European Union’s General Data Privacy Regulation.
The peculiar case of In re Grand Jury Subpoena By David W. Aubrey International and Immigration Law, January 2019 In re Grand Jury Subpoena presents the question of whether subject matter jurisdiction of federal courts exists over criminal offenses by foreign sovereign defendants pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3231.
Animal Science Products, Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and the Supreme Court’s doctrine of “respectful consideration” By Cindy G. Buys International and Immigration Law, October 2018 The U.S. Supreme Court has occasionally stated that U.S. courts should give “respectful consideration” to decisions of international tribunals and has suggested such consideration may be applicable to statements or decisions of foreign government entities interpreting their own law as well, however, it has never clearly defined what this means.
Making the government provide actual notice in removal proceedings: Pereira v. Sessions By Patrick M. Kinnally International and Immigration Law, October 2018 A summary of the two main takeaways from Pereira v. Sessions.
Other resources to consider By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, October 2018 The United States Commercial Service within the United States of America Department of Commerce offers frequent seminars and webinars on different aspects of international trade.
Case note: Jenny Rubin, et al., Petitioners v. Islamic Republic of Iran, et al. By Natalie L. Pesin International and Immigration Law, July 2018 In Jenny Rubin, et al., Petitioners v. Islamic Republic of Iran, et al., the U.S. Supreme Court held that 28 U.S.C. §1610(g) does not provide a freestanding basis to attach and execute against property of a foreign state when the immunity of the property is not rescinded under a separate provision of Section 1610.
Case note: Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC By Natalie L. Pesin International and Immigration Law, July 2018 In Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, the U.S. Supreme Court held that foreign corporations may not be defendants in suits brought under the Alien Tort Statute.
Editor’s note By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, July 2018 An introduction to the issue by the International and Immigration Law Section Council editor, Lewis Matuszewich.
Student outreach to Washington University in Saint Louis School of Law By David W. Aubrey International and Immigration Law, July 2018 This past April, members of the International and Immigration Law Section Council met with law students at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law to present on careers in international and immigration law.
Updates in Swiss business law By Florian S. Jörg International and Immigration Law, November 2016 Significant changes to Swiss business law during the period from January 1 to July 1, 2016.
Career panel on immigration and international law at Southern Illinois University School of Law By David W. Aubrey International and Immigration Law, June 2015 A recap of the March 27th program.
Meet the Section Council International and Immigration Law, June 2014 Learn more about Section Council member Glen L. Bower.
When age matters: Towards an international convention on the rights of older persons By Erin M. Doyle International and Immigration Law, January 2012 As the global population continues to age, the international community must address questions such as whether the rights of older persons can be promoted through existing instruments or whether a new treaty is needed. This article provides a brief overview of the efforts already undertaken. 
History of International Law—International and Immigration Law Section Council International and Immigration Law, August 2011 The list of Section Chairs is finally complete!
Meet the Section Council—Present and Past International and Immigration Law, August 2011 Get to know Erin Doyle and Tom Keating.
Beware and aware of those international treaties! By Lynne R. Ostfeld International and Immigration Law, May 2011 Any attorney involved with an international transaction needs to be aware of treaties such as the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts and make a determination if he or she will accept or exclude their provisions.
Meet the Section Council International and Immigration Law, April 2011 This issue's installment features Section members Rebecca Van Court and Mark Wojcik.
Where are they? International and Immigration Law, April 2011 A call for information about former chairs of the International & Immigration Law Section Council.
ISBA E-Clips International and Immigration Law, January 2011 A list of recent cases affecting International & Immigration Law practitioners.
Meet the Section Council International and Immigration Law, January 2011 Get to know International & Immigration Law Section Council members Cindy Galway Buys and Peter Qiu.
Mexico: Recent changes in foreign investment rules and related tax laws By John E. Rogers and Francisco Videgaray O. International and Immigration Law, March 1999 Recent changes in the foreign investment law and related regulations have created new opportunities in Mexico for foreign investors, but December 1998 changes in the Mexican tax laws have created new challenges.

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