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Essentials of Asylum Law

The O'Quinn Law Library collection now includes the 4th edition of Essentials of Asylum Law, a manual published by the Immigrant Legal Resource Center.

Essentials of Asylum Law is exactly what its title claims: a guide to the information necessary to practice asylum law.  Its focus is on the main elements of asylum law: the legal elements of an asylum claim, the five enumerated grounds for persecution, the bars to asylum, and alternative relief options for petitioners not eligible for asylum.  This book is primarily aimed at helping immigration law practitioners become effective advocates in asylum proceedings, but it contains enough discussion of legal theory and precedent rulings to be useful to legal scholars and law students as well.

Essentials of Asylum Law may be located in the law library stacks under the call number KF 4836.E88 2018.

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