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Newsletter Articles From 2018

Animal Science Products, Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and the Supreme Court’s doctrine of “respectful consideration” By Cindy G. Buys 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.
Brexit: Exiting the European Union, entering jurisdictional questions By Mark J. Collins, Jr. January 2018 One of the UK’s concerns moving forward and out of the EU is the level of control which the European Court of Justice will exercise over it as a practical matter.
Canada looks to foster innovation, business growth with new IP strategy By Anthony Turco July 2018 The Canadian government recently unveiled its long-awaited intellectual property strategy, which is designed to increase intellectual property awareness and foster an ecosystem that supports business growth, innovation, and competition.
Case note: Jenny Rubin, et al., Petitioners v. Islamic Republic of Iran, et al. By Natalie L. Pesin 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a freestanding basis to attach and execute against property of a foreign state when the immunity of the property is not rescinded under a separate provision of Section 1610.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 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.
Denaturalization: A new government foray By Patrick M. Kinnally November 2018 An overview of issues that are often overlooked by those who seek citizenship without counsel.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich November 2018 An introduction to the issue by Lewis F. Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich October 2018 An introduction to the issue by the International and Immigration Law Section Council editor, Lewis Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich March 2018 An introduction to the issue from Editor Lew Matuszewich.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich January 2018 An introduction to the issue from Editor Lewis Matuszewich.
Editor’s note By Lewis F. Matuszewich July 2018 An introduction to the issue by the International and Immigration Law Section Council editor, Lewis Matuszewich.
Foreign service of process: A foreign procedure to some By Amber L. Bishop July 2018 Service of process on individuals in a foreign country may seem difficult at first blush, but there is a clear process for getting service accomplished. You just have to know where to look to find the answers.
Foreign students/maintenance of status: A primer By Patrick M. Kinnally November 2018 An overview of how foreign students seek admission to the United States.
Immigration law update November 2018 The International and Immigration Law Section Council will present a webinar on December 6, 2018 providing a review of current developments in immigration law.
Liability for exporting to Iran does not require proof that the exports actually arrived in Iran By Mark E. Wojcik January 2018 If a company does not investigate where its products end up, even a company that sells a product as simple as a car stereo system might unexpectedly face a civil penalty of more than $4 million
Litigating jurisdictional issues in post-Daimler America By David W. Aubrey October 2018 Two recent denials of the writ of certiorari by the United States Supreme Court hint at what might be left of the doctrine of specific jurisdiction following the watershed ruling in Daimler AG v. Bauman.
Making the government provide actual notice in removal proceedings: Pereira v. Sessions By Patrick M. Kinnally October 2018 A summary of the two main takeaways from Pereira v. Sessions.
Meet the section council: Susan Brazas Goldberg November 2018 An introduction to section council member Susan Brazas Goldberg.
Message from the chair By Shama K. Patari October 2018 A note from the International and Immigration Law Section Council chair, Shama Patari.
Other resources to consider By Lewis F. Matuszewich 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.
Recent cases January 2018 Recent cases of interest to international & immigration law practitioners.
Refugee resettlement 2017 By Cindy G. Buys March 2018 In September 2017, President Trump issued his most recent determination capping refugee admissions for FY 2018 at 45,000, an all-time low in the history of the U.S. refugee resettlement program.
Student outreach program By Lewis F. Matuszewich January 2018 The International and Immigration Law Section has implemented a Law Student Outreach Program by providing attorneys the chance to visit a law school and explain to law students the professional opportunities in the areas of immigration and international law.
Student outreach to The John Marshall Law School By David W. Aubrey November 2018 On September 18, 2018, members of the International & Immigration Law Section Council met with law students at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago to present on careers in international and immigration law.
Student outreach to Washington University in Saint Louis School of Law By David W. Aubrey 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.
Temporary protected status (TPS) By Cindy G. Buys March 2018 Pursuant to INA 244, (8 U.S.C. 1254), the Secretary of Homeland Security may designate a foreign country for TPS due to conditions in the country that temporarily prevent the country’s nationals from returning safely, or in certain circumstances, where the country is unable to handle the return of its nationals adequately.
“Travel ban” litigation 2017 By Cindy G. Buys March 2018 A look at the various lawsuits filed against President Trump's Executive Orders limiting entry into the United States.
A trip to Israel By Hon. Patrick J. Leston, (ret.) March 2018 As lawyers enter the “senior” phase of their professional careers, many start enjoying a few more personal days and looking forward to a bit more vacation time. But if you still crave a bit of adventure, consider an ISBA or IJA tour.
Updates in Swiss business law By Florian S. Jörg March 2018 A look at the significant changes to Swiss business law during the period from July 1, 2017 to January 1, 2018.
Wage obligations of H-1B visa sponsors By Michael R. Lied January 2018 If an H-1B employee is in nonproductive status due to a decision by the employer, the employer is required to pay the employee’s salary. However, once there has been a bona fide termination of the employment relationship, the H-1B employee is no longer entitled to any further salary.

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