ERIC Number: ED222593
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
In Defense of the Alien. Volume II. Immigration Law and Legal Representation. Proceedings of the Annual Legal Conference on Alien's Rights: Options for the 1980s (Washington, D.C., March 29-30, 1979). First Edition.
Fragomen, Austin T., Jr., Ed.; Tomasi, Lydio F., Ed.
This collection of papers from a 1979 legal symposium presents the views of government representatives and experts from the private sector concerning the rights of legal and illegal aliens in the United States, international trends in aliens' rights, and immigration/refugee policy options and issues for the l980s. Issues considered include: (1) continuing Immigration and Naturalization Service efforts to improve treatment of undocumented aliens in the United States; (2) basic rights of aliens; (3) employment rights under immigration law; (4) rights to due process in deportation and exclusion proceedings; (5) legal problems that may arise in consulates abroad; (6) problems of undocumented Mexican workers in the United States and efforts to resolve these problems; (7) alien eligibility for government benefits; (8) discretionary relief from deportation; (9) guidelines for lawyers seeking appeals and judicial review of deportation orders; (10) international and U.S. immigration and refugee policies; (11) government and private perspectives on immigration policy issues; (12) rights to asylum in the United States; and (13) trends in migrants' rights in the Arab countries. Contributors include Leonel J. Castillo, Austin T. Fragomen, Jr., Sam Bernsen, Peter Schey, Stephen Fischel, Hugo B. Margain, Herman L. Bookford, Jack Wasserman, Donald F. Heisel, Elizabeth J. Harper, Charles Gordon, Charles B. Keely, Doris M. Meissner, and Georges Dib. (Author/MJL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Migration Studies, Inc., Staten Island, NY.
Identifiers - Location: Mexico
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Social Security