The August, 2017 issue of The Globe, the newsletter for the International and Immigration Law Section of the Illinois State Bar Association, which is edited by Lewis F. Matuszewich, has been published. The articles include:

  • Editor’s comments An introduction to the issue from Editor Lew Matuszewich.
  • Pleading guilty and immigrant criminal defendants: A renewed call for a new law Author Pat Kinnally argues that Illinois’ judicial admonition law is ineffective.
  • Immigration enforcement in the workplace likely to increase A look at how employers can anticipate, prepare, and react to a visit from ICE.
  • Former Chair Lynne Ostfeld honored with the Medal of Knight of the French National Order of Merit Chicago attorney Lynne R. Ostfeld was honored Thursday, June 29, by the government of France during a reception and ceremony at the Union League Club of Chicago.
  • Meet the section council: Geeta Shah Learn more about International & Immigration Law Section Council member Geeta Shah.
  • New I-9 form and employer handbook US Citizenship and Immigration Services released a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification on July 17, 2017.
  • International legal education: A scholar’s journey Law student Sheena Hart has found that the best way to learn international law is to have a passion for understanding how the United States legal system interacts with foreign legal systems.
  • Recent cases Recent cases of interest to international & immigration law practitioners.
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