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Authored by renowned legal expert Ira Kurzban, the 19th edition of Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook provides a concise history of immigration law, expert analysis of current legislation, and serves as a comprehensive reference for cases, statutes, regulations, and more.

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You can begin placing preorders on June 1, 2024, to make sure you’re one of the first to receive the new edition upon its publication in September.

AILA Members: You can lock in your 25% discount on the regular member price by placing your order between June 1 and July 31. When you place your order during the Member Presale Period, you receive the lowest price ever offered for Kurzban’s, a full 25% lower than the regular AILA member price. No coupon is needed, just make sure to place your order between June 1 and July 31.

Your All-in-One Resource

Your All-in-One Resource
Kurzban's is your go-to source for every immigration case, offering thorough analysis and guidance.

Expert Insight

Expert Insight
Ira Kurzban draws on his illustrious career to provide reliable information and guidance to legal professionals, students, and policymakers.

Meticulously Updated

Meticulously Updated
Stay ahead of the curve with updates on legislation, regulations, policy, procedures, and case law.


Thoughtfully organized and easy to navigate, Kurzban’s streamlines your research process.

Updates in the 19th Edition

  • Supreme Court decisions through the 2023–24 term, covering interpretations on issues such as: judicial preclusion, consular nonreviewability, state standing, Chevron deference, limiting the administrative state, exhaustion of administrative remedies after Santos-Zacaria, aggravated felonies, and criminal entry
  • More than 1,000 new cases, including decisions from district and circuit courts, as well as the BIA, OCAHO, BALCA, AAO, and other administrative agencies
  • Analysis of all relevant regulations promulgated since the last edition
  • Analysis of USCIS Policy Manual changes, as well as policy alerts and government announcements on topics such as biometrics, filing periods and timeframes, public charge changes, statelessness, asylum adjudications, bona fide determinations for U applicants, protected persons under INA §1367, family-based conditional permanent residence, CSPA issues, citizenship for adopted children, exchange visitors, H-2B workers, L-1Bs and sole proprietors, on-site inspections of religious workers, international entrepreneurs, evaluation of eligibility for outstanding professors and researchers, physician NIWs, employer’s ability to pay proffered wage, and EAD document validity period

Additional Topics Covered

  • Premium processing and expedited processing updates
  • NIWs for STEM workers and entrepreneurs
  • Renewal of visas domestically
  • Visa denials
  • All new interpretations of EB-5 standards under the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act (RIA)
  • Updated fines for employer sanctions violations
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) issues
  • F-1 and OPT changes
  • Expansion of information for DS-230s and adjustment of status
  • Updated poverty guidelines
  • Parole programs for Central Americans, Haitians, and Venezuelans; Ukraine and Afghanistan parole programs; and family reunification parole
  • Palestinian DED program
  • TPS issues
  • Reasonable Fear Procedures Manual release and analysis
  • Welcome Corps for private refugee processing
  • CBP One mobile app
  • Expanded benefits for Central American Northern Triangle countries
  • “Out of status” issues, including use of technical violation through no fault of the applicant
  • Marijuana pardons
  • Alternatives to detention
  • And more!

About the Author

Ira J. Kurzban

Ira J. Kurzban has been a renowned and highly respected member of the legal community for more than four decades. During his brilliant career as an immigration law specialist, Mr. Kurzban has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court and successfully litigated many significant federal cases concerning the rights of noncitizens. He has received numerous prestigious awards and honors for his tireless work on behalf of immigrants, including the Lawyers of America Award for his work on behalf of human rights in this hemisphere and the 2020 Leonard J. Theberge Award for Private International Law from the American Bar Association for his work in immigration and international law.

Today, Mr. Kurzban is an adjunct faculty member, teaching immigration and nationality law at the University of Miami School of Law. He is also a founder of the law firm of Kurzban, Kurzban, Tetzeli & Pratt, P.A., of Miami. Mr. Kurzban received his J.D. and M.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.


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