Immigration 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.A competent assistant is imperative as immigration practitioners work on mastering all the new rules and regulations under The Homeland Security Act.Contents include: Interviewing, gathering information, case management, and document preparation techniques.Analysis of temporary and permanent employment visas.Family-based petitions, political asylum, naturalization.Samples of completed applications, glossary, and appendices.Each visa category is set forth in a clear and concise manner, with real life, hypothetical situations at the end of each chapter, allowing students to visualize actual problems and issues that arise when processing a case. Furthermore, 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. In addition, each section contains a completed sample application, definition of legal terms, and exercised 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; INS Local, Regional, and Service Center addresses; questions and answers for the naturalization exam; blank INS forms; Credential Evaluation sample request forms and a list of agencies; sample INS color photograph specifications, sample medical form (I-688); and IRS Individual Tax ID Number Request (SS-4).
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Maria Isabel Casablanca and Gloria Roa Bodin are Immigration Attorneys in Miami, Florida and members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).Review:
"For beginning paralegals or anyone starting to work in immigration issues, the basic materials, steps, and processes are here." -- Legal Information Alert
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Book Description Carolina Academic Pr, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0890894809
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