Immigration Law for Paralegals, Fourth Edition

Immigration Law for Paralegals, Fourth Edition Author Maria Isabel Casablanca
ISBN-10 1611635144
ISBN-13 9781611635140
Year 2015-08-26
Pages 492
Language English
Publisher Carolina Academic Press
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Immigration Law for Paralegals is an indispensable and practical guide on U S immigration citizenship and visa procedures for instructing and training students or anyone interested in a career as an immigration paralegal or legal assistant This fourth edition updates and expands the third including coverage of Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver and DACA Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Contents of Immigration Law for Paralegals include interviewing gathering information case management and document preparation techniques analysis of temporary and permanent employment visas analysis of family based petitions political asylum and naturalization as well as samples of completed applications a glossary of terms and useful appendices Each visa category is set forth in a clear and concise manner with real life and hypothetical situations at the end of each chapter allowing students to visualize actual problems and issues that arise when processing a case Further in responding to the hypothetical situations students will look to the United States immigration statutes rules and regulations and precedent and administrative policies to resolve issues Additionally each section contains a completed sample application definition of legal terms and exercises modeled after tasks paralegals may encounter on the job including the preparation of relative petitions Form I 130 and the adjustment of a status package Forms I 485 G 325A I 131 I 765 I 864A and G 28 In keeping with the concise format of each chapter excerpts from Federal AAO and BIA decisions will be cited or footnoted where relevant The Glossary and Appendices include Immigration Law resources USCIS Local Regional and Service Center addresses questions and answers for the naturalization exam blank USCIS forms Credential Evaluation sample request forms and a list of agencies sample USCIS color photograph specifications sample medical form I 688 and IRS Individual Tax ID Number Request SS 4 The fourth edition includes a CD with fillable PDF forms

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