Browse articles by year:

2015 Articles

BOOK REVIEW: The Littlest Wetback: From Undocumented Child to United States Federal Judge by Manuel Barbosa (State Street Press, Elgin, IL, 2014) By Susan M. Brazas January 2015 The title of this newly published book may have caught your attention. The author expected that it would.
Career panel on immigration and international law at Southern Illinois University School of Law By David W. Aubrey June 2015 A recap of the March 27th program.
Case update—Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S.Ct. 746 (2014) By David W. Aubrey June 2015 The author predicts that the Daimler opinion will create substantial litigation over where corporations are “at home” and whether corporations can be “at home” in more than one jurisdiction contemporaneously.
Chicago lawyer receives Young Lawyer of the Year Award from ISBA September 2015 International & Immigration Law Section Chair Tejas Shah was recently awarded the prestigious Young Lawyer of the Year Award.
Conditional residency in immigration family law cases: Who has the burden of proof? By Patrick M. Kinnally November 2015 The court’s opinion in Gerardo Hernandez Lara v. Loretta E. Lynch explains precisely how USCIS, the immigration judge and BIA failed to understand the fundamental concepts of what constitutes a preponderance of the evidence and who has the burden of proof in a conditional residency waiver case.
The continued need for better implementation of consular notification and access By Cindy G. Buys March 2015 The recent case of Mordi v. Zeigler demonstrates the continued need for Illinois State Police Officers to provide consular notification and access to a foreign defendant.
Court upholds consular non-reviewability 5-4 By Tejas Shah September 2015 For the first time in over 40 years, the Supreme Court revisited the seemingly well-settled doctrinal issue of consular non-reviewability in Kerry v. Din.
DHS extends eligibility for work authorization to the spouses of certain H-1B status holders By Tejas Shah April 2015 It is estimated that the number of individuals eligible to apply for employment authorization under this rule could be as high as 179,600 in the first year and 55,000 annually in subsequent years.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich December 2015 An introduction to the issue from Editor Lew Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich November 2015 An introduction to the issue from Editor Lew Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich October 2015 An introduction to the issue from Editor Lew Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich September 2015 An introduction to the issue from Editor Lew Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich June 2015 An introduction to the issue from Editor Lew Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich April 2015 An introduction to the issue from Editor Lewis Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich March 2015 An introduction to the issue from editor Lew Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich January 2015 An introduction to the issue from Editor Lew Matuszewich.
How independent civic groups’ reports apply CERD to Japan’s controversy over hate speech aimed at ethnic Koreans By Andrew Macas March 2015 As a party to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (“CERD”), Japan must submit periodic reports to The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
Illinois adopts new law to better implement consular notification and access By Cindy G. Buys October 2015 Public Act 099-0190 clarifies who is responsible in the Illinois criminal justice system to provide consular notice to foreigners who are arrested or detained in Illinois, when such notice must be given, and what happens if notice is not given.
Immigration status needs expert testimony if relevant By Sofia Zneimer November 2015 A fictionalized account that illustrates that immigration law is simply too complex to permit either party to discuss immigration status without expert testimony.
The Lady in Gold: Jurisdictional and other legal issues in its recovery By Lynne R. Ostfeld April 2015 The first in a two-part look at the legal difficulties one family faced as they tried to recover artwork stolen from them during World War II.
The Lady in Gold: Jurisdictional and other legal issues in its recovery, part II By Lynne R. Ostfeld June 2015 Part II of the article about the recovery of the famous Gustav Klimt painting of Adele-Bloch-Bauer, known as the Lady in Gold.
Legal system of the Republic of Finland By Henri Spehar January 2015 The following primer focuses on the older layers of the legal system that pre-date the EU.
Meet the section council October 2015 Learn more about Michael R. Lied, the Section's CLE Liaison.
Message from the Chair By Tejas Shah November 2015 A message from Section Chair Tejas Shah.
Message from the Chair By Tejas Shah October 2015 A message from International & Immigration Law Section Chair Tejas Shah.
Message from the Chair By Tejas Shah September 2015 A message from new Section Chair Tejas Shah.
Message from the Chair By Lynne R. Ostfeld June 2015 The final chair column of the year from Lynne Ostfeld.
Message from the Chair By Lynne R. Ostfeld April 2015 A message from Section Chair Lynne Ostfeld.
Message from the Chair By Lynne R. Ostfeld March 2015 A message from Section Chair Lynne Ostfeld.
Message from the Chair By Lynne R. Ostfeld January 2015 A message from Section Chair Lynne Ostfeld.

Pages