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Child Status Protection Act: A Practitioner's Guide
By Charles Wheeler, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC)

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Child Status Protection Act: A Practitioner's Guide by Charles Wheeler of Catholic Legal Immigration Network is an in-depth guide to all aspects of the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA). The book explains in practical terms and through hypotheticals how the CSPA applies in family-based, employment-based, DV lottery, asylum, and VAWA cases. This book covers other basic principles, such as retention of priority dates, conversion within preference categories, and avoiding age-out in situations not covered by the CSPA.

  • Chapter One: Overview Of Age Out
  • Chapter Two: Overview Of The CSPA And Implementation
  • Chapter Three: The CSPA And Family-based Visas
  • Chapter Four: The CSPA And Employment-based Visas
  • Chapter Five: The CSPA And Diversity Visa Lottery
  • Chapter Six: The CSPA And Asylee/Refugee Processing
  • Chapter Seven: The CSPA And VAWA
  • Twenty-four Appendices
  • Numerous CD-ROM Resource Materials

For Detailed Table of Contents, see here.


Charles Wheeler, Esq. is a senior attorney with Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) in San Francisco. Prior to joining CLINIC, Mr. Wheeler directed the National Immigration Law Center in Los Angeles, which serves a similar function. He has been specializing in immigration law and aliens' rights issues for 25 years. He is considered an expert in several aspects of immigration law. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Maryland School of Law.

The CLINIC network is quite possibly the largest immigration law service provider in the world. The CLINIC network employs about 600 attorneys and paralegals in over 250 offices and represents more than 100,000 immigrants each year. This large volume of cases gives CLINIC a perspective considerably broader than immigration law practices in the areas of immigration law typically handled by CLINIC, even esoteric cases become routine with a large volume. This broad perspective and large volume has resulted in CLINIC's developing tried-and-true methods of handling many types of immigration matters. ILW.COM is transforming CLINIC's internal training manuals into book form to enable immigration practitioners to learn from CLINIC's experience and knowledge and make available CLINIC's expertise to law firms serving immigrant communities.


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