Comment: Erratum - In our issue dated May 5, 2011, we mistakenly attributed the Recap on Export Controls Requirements and the Recap on Family-Based Visa Retrogression to USCIS. The two documents were instead issued by the CIS Ombudsman's office within DHS. This office is separate from the USCIS.
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Focus: THE REMOVAL BOOK
THE REMOVAL BOOK, edited by Scott Bratton is currently in preparation, the Table of Contents is as follows:
PART ONE: REMOVAL PROCEEDINGS, GROUNDS OF REMOVAL, AND CONTESTING THE CHARGES IN A NOTICE TO APPEAR
Chapter One: Removal Proceedings
Chapter Two: Grounds of Inadmissibility
Chapter Three: Grounds Of Removal
Chapter Four: Contesting Removability
PART TWO: RELIEF FROM REMOVAL
Chapter One: Adjustment Of Status
Chapter Two: Waivers in Removal Proceedings
Chapter Three: Cancellation Of Removal For LPRs and INA § 212(c) Relief
Chapter Four: Cancellation Of Removal For Non-LPRs
Chapter Five: NACARA
Chapter Six: Asylum and Withholding Of Removal
Chapter Seven: Convention Against Torture
Chapter Eight: Voluntary Departure
Chapter Nine: Naturalization As A Defense To Removal
Chapter Ten: Other Relief
PART THREE: APPEALS AND MOTIONS TO REOPEN
Chapter One: Appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals
Chapter Two: Motions to Reopen
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