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Global Issues 2018


Stephen Yale-Loehr


Stephen Yale-Loehr

Prof. Steve Yale-Loehr has practiced immigration law for over 30 years. He teaches at Cornell Law School as Professor of Immigration Practice. He is also a non-resident Fellow at the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., and chairs the asylum committee of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Prof. Yale-Loehr practiced international trade and immigration law at a large law firm in Washington, D.C. He is co-author of Immigration Law and Procedure, the leading treatise on U.S. immigration law, and was managing editor of Interpreter Releases and executive editor of Immigration Briefings, two leading immigration law publications.

Prof. Yale-Loehr is also co-author or editor of Green Card Stories; America''s Challenge: Domestic Security, Civil Liberties and National Unity After September 11; Balancing Interests: Rethinking the Selection of Skilled Immigrants; Global Business Immigration Practice Guide; J Visa Guidebook; Understanding the Immigration Act of 1990; Understanding the 1986 Immigration Law, and numerous law review articles. He received AILA's Elmer Fried Award for excellence in teaching and AILA's Edith Lowenstein Award for excellence in advancing the practice of immigration law.

Prof. Yale-Loehr received his B.A. and J.D. cum laude from Cornell University. He was editor-in-chief of the Cornell International Law Journal.