Why Immigration Is Good For America
We are pleased to present a collection of Gary Endelman's 86 articles in Immigration Daily from 2000 to 2004. Attorneys who wish to discuss Mr. Endelman's ideas can meet Gary Endelman personally at the ILW.COM booth in the exhibit area at AILA's Philly conference on Friday, June 11 (12:30-1:30pm) and Saturday, June 12th (12:30-1:30pm). The foreword to the collection is reproduced below:
I am pleased to bring to ILW.COM readers this collection of essays by Gary
Mr. Endelman believes that American immigration policy should be based on
whether immigration is good for America, not on whether immigration is good
for immigrants. Unfortunately, most advocates for immigration do not
believe that US national interest should be the standard to decide
immigration policy, and also unfortunately, those who profess to stand for
American interests do not see the value of immigration to our country. This
places Mr. Endelman in the rare position of being pro-immigration on the
grounds of American interests.
His perspective is unique in another respect. Unlike most who write on
immigration policy, Mr. Endelman actually understands how the system works
on the ground - he is after all a practicing immigration attorney, not an
ivory-tower intellectual. This gives his viewpoints a force missing among
those arguing theory without a detailed understanding of how immigration
law actually works.
Mr. Endelman emphasises employment immigration themes in his essays, themes
conspicuously missing from the center of much immigration policy discussion
within the Beltway, where employment issues are consigned to the periphery
of immigration debates. As a life-long Democrat who solidly supports
President George W. Bush's Republican immigration vision, Mr. Endelman
further defines his unique world-view in this collection of writings.
Not all the articles are mere policy - several discuss technical points of
immigration law. For example, his article "How to Win a Functional Manager
Case" offers practice pointers on those filing such cases. Another example
is his article "Go as Far as You Can: How Negotiated Rulemaking in
Immigration Benefits America" breaks new ground in showing how the
Negotiated Rulemaking Act of 1990 can apply in the immigration law context.
To all those interested in immigration law and policy, Gary Endelman's 86
essays, written from 2000 through 2004, offer ample food for thought. Bon
appetit! Sam Udani, Publisher, New York City
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Why Immigration Is Good For America
Gary Endelman offers his collection of 86 essays on immigration law and policy from 2000 to 2004.
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Regarding today's inquiry by the ex-wife of a conditional resident, there
are many points a knowledgeable attorney might have raised, depending on
the reason for the denial of the case to begin with. One would have to see
the papers to answer her question.
Carolyn Ann Killea
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