The November, 2015 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.
  • Message from the Chair
    A message from Section Chair Tejas Shah.
  • Conditional residency in immigration family law cases: Who has the burden of proof?
    The court’s opinion in Gerardo Hernandez Lara v. Loretta E. Lynch explains precisely how USCIS, the immigration judge and BIA failed to understand the fundamental concepts of what constitutes a preponderance of the evidence and who has the burden of proof in a conditional residency waiver case.
  • Immigration status needs expert testimony if relevant
    A fictionalized account that illustrates that immigration law is simply too complex to permit either party to discuss immigration status without expert testimony.
  • Updates in Swiss business law
    Between January 1, 2015 and August 1, 2015, only one significant change has become effective from the perspective of Swiss business law.
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