Business immigration law update
The H-1B visa allows employers to sponsor a foreign national for a temporary professional position (e.g., engineer, financial analyst, physician, graphic designer, researcher) if the foreign national has at least a bachelor’s degree in the specialized field normally required for the position.
Case law report
The American court properly declined to return the children to the father in Sweden, where the court found under Article 13(b) of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction that returning the children would cause them grave risk of physical or psychological harm or otherwise place them in an intolerable situation.
Chair’s Column: Restoring belief in International Law
Editor's note, this column by Section Council Chair Professor Mark E. Wojcik appeared in the first issue of The Globe this year and is being re-printed due to the number of responses we received, including the letter following this article.
With continued contributions from the International and Immigration Law Section Council membership, we are able to present this fourth issue of The Globe this year.
Welcome to the third issue of The Globe for the year.
In this issue of The Globe Scott D. Pollock, Vice-Chair of the International and Immigration Law Section Council introduces a new column, "Immigration Consultation Corner."
Welcome to the first issue of The Globe for the 2005-2006 year. We are working with Juliet Boyd, the new chair of the International and Immigration Section Council.
As Editor, I wish to thank all of the contributors to The Globe. We are pleased to produce this eighth issue for the current year.
This issue leads off with Section Council Chair Professor Mark E. Wojcik's comments on international law in the U.S. Supreme Court entitled, "International Law and the U.S. Supreme Court: Tales of Foreign Cruise Ships, Consular Notification, and the Juvenile Death Penalty."
I appreciate the members of the Section Council and others who continue to contribute a significant number of articles covering a wide range of practice areas and topics.
Welcome to the fifth issue of The Globe for the current 2004-2005 publishing year.
Foreign-Owned Business Registration
The Investment Review Division of Industry Canada1 regulates certain foreign investment in Canada under the Investment Canada Act.
From the Chair
At the organizational meeting of the International and Immigration Section Council on June 17, 2005 at the ISBA Annual Meeting, the members of the Section Council discussed the positioning of the Section and its programs for the coming year.
From the former Chair
The ISBA Section of International and Immigration Law had an especially interesting and productive year, and it has been an honor for me to serve as Section chair.
Immigration law alert
The president signed into law legislation which reinstates certain H-1B requirements and adds certain fees and restrictions relating to H and L visa status.
Immigration law update
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the order removing Luis F. Padilla to his native country of Mexico for giving a police officer false information following a traffic violation.