Immigration law and procedure in a nutshell

David S. Weissbrodt

Book - 1984

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Nutshell series.
St. Paul, MN : West Pub. Co 1984-
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
volumes ; 19 cm
Publication Frequency
Main Author
David S. Weissbrodt (author)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

This concise guide details the structures, norms, and procedures of immigration law in the US. It discusses the history, constitutional source, and institutional structure of immigration law; the standards and application procedures for immigrant, nonimmigrant, and student visas; the grounds for requiring a non-citizen to leave the US and the procedures for removal and denial of admission; refugee and asylum issues; international law related to immigration; citizenship and the rights of non-citizens in the US; criminal aspects of immigration; and ethical issues faced by immigration lawyers. This edition includes discussion of developments related to the Trump administration, legislative changes, and executive orders of the Obama administration. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

Review by Publisher Summary 2

This compact, comprehensive title offers a thorough overview of the history, constitutional basis, statutory structure, regulatory provisions, administrative procedure, and ethical principles related to immigration law and practice. Updated to reflect developments since the 2016 Presidential election, it is valuable both as a teaching and a practice reference.