A very thorough print-only Teacher's Manual is available for this casebook. Contact your Account Manager at 800-313-9378 or accountmanager@westacademic.com if you are an adopter—or a potential adopter—who would like to order a hardcopy of Teacher's Manual (ISBN 9781642426939).

Adopted at 185 U.S. law schools since its inception, this casebook mixes theory, policy, and politics with legal doctrine, planning, and problem-solving. The book incorporates key current issues and events, is rich in policy analysis, fact problems, and simulation exercises, and comes with a teacher’s manual that analyzes all questions and problems and provides sample syllabi and synopses of all the cases. The new edition incorporates the sweeping developments of the past five years. Highlights include:

  • Prosecutorial discretion, “zero-tolerance” and immigration-related criminal charges, and sanctuary cities
  • Updates on DACA and DAPA
  • Detention and Jennings v. Rodriguez
  • The Travel Ban and Trump v. Hawaii
  • A rewritten section on children, the family separation policy, and SIJ status
  • Attacks on the independence of the immigration courts
  • Revamped section on asylum, with full coverage of A-B-, other gender-related and gang-related asylum cases, non-state actors, and new credible fear guidance
  • Major restructuring of materials on the immigration consequences of crime, including the categorical and modified categorical approaches, incorporating major court decisions
  • Terminations of temporary protected status
  • Dramatic cuts to the overseas refugee program
  • Pereira v. Sessions and immigration court jurisdiction
  • Kerry v. Din and judicial review of consular visa denials
  • Sessions v. Morales-Santana and gender distinctions in citizenship acquisition
  • Expanded coverage of VAWA and T & U-visas
  • Material support for terrorism and Matter of A-C-M-
  • Proposed new rules on public charge


Imprint: Foundation Press
Series: University Casebook Series
Publication Date: 12/12/2018

Stephen H. Legomsky, Washington University School of Law

David B. Thronson, Michigan State University College of Law

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Note regarding the Teacher’s Manual

A very thorough print-only Teacher's Manual is available for this casebook. Contact your Account Manager at 800-313-9378 or accountmanager@westacademic.com if you are an adopter—or a potential adopter—who would like to order a hardcopy of Teacher's Manual (ISBN 9781642426939).

The new edition incorporates the sweeping developments of the past five years. Highlights include:

  • Prosecutorial discretion, “zero-tolerance” and immigration-related criminal charges, and sanctuary cities
  • Updates on DACA and DAPA
  • Detention and Jennings v. Rodriguez
  • The Travel Ban and Trump v. Hawaii
  • A rewritten section on children, the family separation policy, and SIJ status
  • Attacks on the independence of the immigration courts
  • Revamped section on asylum, with full coverage of A-B-, other gender-related and gang-related asylum cases, non-state actors, and new credible fear guidance
  • Major restructuring of materials on the immigration consequences of crime, including the categorical and modified categorical approaches, incorporating major court decisions
  • Terminations of temporary protected status
  • Dramatic cuts to the overseas refugee program
  • Pereira v. Sessions and immigration court jurisdiction
  • Kerry v. Din and judicial review of consular visa denials
  • Sessions v. Morales-Santana and gender distinctions in citizenship acquisition
  • Expanded coverage of VAWA and T & U-visas
  • Material support for terrorism and Matter of A-C-M-
  • Proposed new rules on public charge

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