Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook, 16th Edition

   Corrections, Clarifications, and Selected* Updates

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Introduction

This Web page is a supplement to Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook, containing corrections, clarifications, and selected* updates to the 16th Edition. (For information on purchasing Kurzban, see below.)


Corrections & Clarifications (See also Updates, infra.)

 p. 1340 (Ch. 6 ¶ VII.D.4.f)  |   p. 1570 (Ch. 7, ¶ IX.N.2.b.10)   |  p. 2163 (Ch. 13, ¶ II.A.3.d)

 

P. 1340 (Ch. 6 ¶ VII.D.4.f). Paragraph 4.f should read as follows:

4.f. Same Preference Category—An accompanying or following-to-join beneficiary will be given the same preference category as his or her spouse or parent. INA §§203(d) [8 USC §1153(d)], 9 FAM 503.4-2(C).

 

p. 1570 (Ch. 7, ¶ IX.N.2.b.10). Paragraph (10) should read as follows:

Part-Time Employment—Boodell & Domanskis, LLC, 2012-PER-1275 (May 11, 2016) [CO denial reversed where employer demonstrated he had listed the position as a one year of full or part-time experience and prospective employee had part-time experience]; I Grand Express, 2014-PER-783 (Jan. 26, 2018) [CO ultimately counted part time work toward 24 months experience in Head Graphic Designer position where employer argued that in graphic design employees often work as freelancers or contractors and therefore working 25 hours per week may be considered full time].

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p. 2163 (Ch. 13, ¶ II.A.3.d). The first full paragraph on page 2163 (starting on the 7th line) should read as follows:

Reapply After a Break in ResidencyIf there is a break in residency due to absence, a person may reapply after 4 years and one day. If the person is able to naturalize after 3 years but had a break due to absence, she may reapply after 2 years and one day. 8 CFR §316.5(c)(1)(ii); 12 USCIS-PM, Pt. D, Ch. 3 ¶C.5

 

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Selected Updates

*Caveat: This site will present entries below represent selected items of major importance that occurred since the book was published in June 2018. This section does NOT reflect all decisions and other changes since publication.
(There are no updates at this time.).

 

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