Immigration Law

Missouri Bar Immigration Law Committee Newsletter
June 2011

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Chair: Nalini S. Mahadevan Nalini Mahadevan

Vice Chairs: Angela Williams and Kenneth Schmitt

Council Members:
Vivek Malik
Kathleen Harvey
Amanda Miranda
Jonathan Willmoth
Micki Buschart
Melissa Nolan
Barbara Bleisch
Mira Mdivani (Past Chair) 

Committee Liaison to Board of Governors of the Missouri Bar: Deanna Scott

Immigration Law Committee Webpage

May 13th CLE Handouts

Past Issues of Newsletter:
January 2011

Contact Information:
The Missouri Bar
326 Monroe
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573-635-4128



Dear Immigration Law Committee Members:

Chair Welcome to the second issue of the committee newsletter.   In response to our call for submissions, several members volunteered their articles.  

Big cheers to our authors for taking time to write, it is greatly appreciated.   Articles are provided through links.  

Mira Mdivani
Editor, Missouri Bar Immigration Law Committee Newsletter

This Issue's Articles

  1. Special Committee on Issues Related to Parental Rights and Adoptions by L. Joanna Beck

  2. H-1B Visas for Start Up Companies by Nalini Mahadevan

  3. Adoption of Undocumented Children: A Primer by Rodolfo Rivera

  4. To (H1) B or Not to B – the Employer’s Dilemma by Pari Sheth

  5. Immigration Criminal Intake Form for Public Defender's Office provided by Michelle Burriel

Opinions and positions stated are those of the authors and not by fact of publication necessarily those of The Missouri Bar. The material within this publication is presented as information to be used by attorneys, in conjunction with other research deemed necessary, in the exercise of their independent judgment. Original and fully current sources of authority should be researched.

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