The March, 2018 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.
  • Temporary protected status (TPS)
    Pursuant to INA 244, (8 U.S.C. 1254), the Secretary of Homeland Security may designate a foreign country for TPS due to conditions in the country that temporarily prevent the country’s nationals from returning safely, or in certain circumstances, where the country is unable to handle the return of its nationals adequately.
  • “Travel ban” litigation 2017
    A look at the various lawsuits filed against President Trump’s Executive Orders limiting entry into the United States.
  • Refugee resettlement 2017
    In September 2017, President Trump issued his most recent determination capping refugee admissions for FY 2018 at 45,000, an all-time low in the history of the U.S. refugee resettlement program.
  • Updates in Swiss business law
    A look at the significant changes to Swiss business law during the period from July 1, 2017 to January 1, 2018.
  • A trip to Israel
    As lawyers enter the “senior” phase of their professional careers, many start enjoying a few more personal days and looking forward to a bit more vacation time. But if you still crave a bit of adventure, consider an ISBA or IJA tour.
  • What is GDPR?
    The European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation, effective May 2018. It is designed to protect the identifiable information of all individuals within the European Union.
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