In Immigration Law class, you learn about the general principles of immigration law and procedure, including the federal authority to regulate immigration, removal of aliens (deportation and exclusion), administrative and judicial review, fleeing persecution (refugees, asylees, and others
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Lisa Scott, founder, and owner, and attorney of Scott Global Migration Law Group has just celebrated her 30 year anniversary of practicing immigration and nationality law. In those three decades she has cultivated her expertise across all variety of immigration cases; from employment-based cases for multinational corporations to immigrant petitions for individuals and more.
As the first member of her family to be born in the United States, Lisa was raised by her working-class grandparents. She attended Vassar College through scholarships and grants and received her law degree from Case Western University School of Law. Lisa worked under the tutelage of Austin T. Fragomen of Fragomen, Del Rey & Bernsen, which set the stage for her career in immigration law.
With her daughter off at the University of Maryland, Lisa remains avidly interested in education and often speaks to university students on the complicated avenues of the immigration process.
Margaret W. Wong, an award-winning practicing immigration lawyer, born in Hong Kong, is founder and managing partner of Margaret W. Wong & Associates, LLC, with offices in nine cities. Margaret W. Wong is celebrating her fortieth year and the beginning of her fifth decade in immigration and nationality law, and legal practice management.
Margaret Wong is also National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Trailblazer, was listed in US News & World Reports’ Best Lawyers, enjoys a “Preeminent AV” rating by Martindale Hubbell, and was appointed by The Ohio Supreme Court as charter member of the Continuing Legal Education Commission for Attorneys.
Andy Dorchak coordinates the services of the reference department team, which helps patrons use the library’s resources more effectively and efficiently. Reference librarians offer personalized assistance to law faculty and students in the form of liaison relationships or personalized research consultations. Dorchak also specializes in foreign and international legal research and support of the Journal of International Law and Canada-United States Law Journal.