2020 Supplement to Stephen H. Legomsky & David B. Thronson, Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy (7th ed. 2019)

Stephen H. Legomsky, David B. Thronson, Rose Cuison Villazor, and Anil Kalhan, 2020 Supplement to the Seventh Edition of Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy (2020)

University Casebook Series, Foundation Press

224 Pages Posted: 28 Oct 2020

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Stephen H. Legomsky

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law

David B. Thronson

Michigan State University College of Law

Rose Cuison Villazor

Rutgers Law School

Anil Kalhan

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law; University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Center for the Study of Law and Society

Date Written: August 10, 2020

Abstract

This Supplement covers developments since the publication of the seventh edition of Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy in January 2019. It incorporates and replaces the 2019 Supplement. The 2020 Supplement includes, in part:

• Major Supreme Court decisions in 2019 and 2020, including Barton v. Barr, Department of Commerce v. New York, Department of Homeland Security v. Thuraissigiam, Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, and Nielsen v. Preap;

• Public charge regulations and inadmissibility;

• The Attorney General’s continued practice of overruling BIA precedent to curtail procedures and limit rights in the removal process;

• Updates on policies at the border and relevant litigation, including materials on family separation, Migration Protection Protocols, “metering,” transit bar, CDC, and third country agreements policies;

• Enforcement, including courthouse arrests, detention, sanctuary policies;

• COVID-19 pandemic and impact on immigration and economy;

• DACA updates;

• Census-related litigation and policies;

• Updates on asylum and the Convention Against Torture; and

• Developments in states and localities regarding immigrants, including driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants and access to professional licenses regardless of immigration status.

Keywords: immigration, citizenship, refugees, asylum, criminal law, criminal procedure, constitutional law, administrative law, public health, coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, casebook

JEL Classification: K37, K4

Suggested Citation

Legomsky, Stephen H. and Thronson, David B. and Villazor, Rose Cuison and Kalhan, Anil, 2020 Supplement to Stephen H. Legomsky & David B. Thronson, Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy (7th ed. 2019) (August 10, 2020). Stephen H. Legomsky, David B. Thronson, Rose Cuison Villazor, and Anil Kalhan, 2020 Supplement to the Seventh Edition of Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy (2020), University Casebook Series, Foundation Press, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3716510

Stephen H. Legomsky

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law ( email )

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David B. Thronson

Michigan State University College of Law ( email )

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East Lansing, MI 48824
United States

Rose Cuison Villazor

Rutgers Law School ( email )

Newark, NJ
United States

Anil Kalhan (Contact Author)

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law ( email )

3320 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States
+1 215 804-9098 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.kalhan.com

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Center for the Study of Law and Society ( email )

2240 Piedmont Ave
Berkeley, CA 94720-2150
United States

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