The December, 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.
  • Immigration support affidavit enforceable in divorce proceedings
    A summary of In re: Marriage of Ashlyne and Vikash Kumar.
  • Who gets to make the call: U Visas, Immigration Judges and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
    Once a U-nonimmigrant has obtained such status he/she may adjust to lawful permanent resident status provided certain conditions are met. Sound like good policy? It’s not, according to the administrators.
  • Summary of ‘revolving door’ restrictions in the Arab middle east
    Although many Arab countries have enacted civil service regulations that place restrictions on the outside commercial activities of current government employees, these restrictions do not extend beyond the employee’s term in government service.
  • Challenges litigators face serving discovery in Europe
    This article will discuss a few examples of the various European Blocking Statutes, specifically those of France, Germany, and Switzerland.
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