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Bill Ong Hing: Bibliography

Here is a partial list of the works of Bill Ong Hing.

Ethical Borders: NAFTA, Globalization, and Mexican Migration (Temple Univ. Press 2010)

Deporting Our Souls: Values, Morality, and Immigration Policy (Cambridge Univ. Press 2006)

Defining America Through Immigration Policy (Temple Univ. Press 2004)

Immigration and the Law—A Dictionary (ABC-CLIO 1999)

To Be an American: Cultural Pluralism and the Rhetoric of Assimilation (New York University Press 1997) (named an Outstanding Academic Book by librarians’ journal Choice)

Making and Remaking Asian America Through Immigration Policy (Stanford Press 1993)

A Quick Reference to IRCA (Aspen Law Publications 2000. 2001, 2002 editions)

Handling Immigration Cases (Wiley Law Publications, 2d Ed. 1995)

Understanding Immigration Law, Johnson, Aldana, Hing, Saucedo, Trucios-Haynes (LexisNexis 2009)

Reframing the Immigration Debate, Hing & Lee, eds. (LEAP 1996) (nominated for human rights award by Gustavus Myers Center for Human Rights)

Winning Suspension Cases, Cohen, Steadman & Hing (ILRC Publications 1991)

Winning 212(c) Cases, Hing and Cruhlac (ILRC Publications 1990)

Legalization: The Advocate’s Guide to the New Immigration Law, Hing, Lydon, Sklar, Brady & Silverman (ILRC Publications 1987)

Legalization Phase II Applying for Permanent Residence, Brady, Lydon, Hawver, Hing & Silverman (ILRC Publications 1988)

ILRC Guide to Legalization Appeals, Lydon, Brigagliano, Hing & Silverman (ILRC Publications 1988)

Salvadoran and Guatemalan Asylum Cases: A Practitioner’s Guide to Representing Clients in Deportation Proceedings, Sklar, Hing & Silverman (ILRC Publications 1985)

Mexican Suspension Cases: Using Conditions in Mexico to Establish Extreme Hardship, Silverman, Hing, Coppock & Sklar (Immigration Clinic Publications 1984)

Immigration and Deportation Defense Manual for Volunteer Attorneys, Hing, Helbush, Webber & Ferguson, 2d Ed. (1983), published by the Voluntary Legal Services Program of California State Bar

Immigration Law and Procedure, Treatise by Gordon and Rosenfield, Chapter on Deportation Defense for Volume 8 Articles and Book Chapters: The Failure of Prosecutorial Discretion and the Deportation of Oscar Martinez, 15 SCHOLAR 437 (2013)

Immigration Sanctuary Policies: Constitutional and Representative of Good Policing and Good Public Policy, 2 UC IRVINE L. REV. 247 (2012)

Superman Had Nothing on Keith Aoki, 17 UCLA ASIAN PAC. AM. L.J. 148 (2012)

Reason Over Hysteria — Keynote Essay, 12 LOY. J. PUB. INT. L. 275 (2011)

Thinking Broadly About Immigration Reform by Addressing Root Causes in MONA PARSA AND DEBORAH ROBINSON, EDS., LEGAL BRIEFS ON IMMIGRATION REFORM FROM 25 OF THE TOP LEGAL MINDS IN THE COUNTRY (Robinson Omnimedia Publishing & Studios, Inc. 2011)

Systemic Failure: Mental Illness, Detention, and Deportation, 16 U.C. DAVIS J. INT’L L. & POL’Y 341 (2010)

The Rise and Fall of Employer Sanctions, 38 FORDHAM URB. L.J. 77-105 (2010) (with David Bacon)

Asian Americans and Immigration Reform, 17 ASIAN AM. L. J. 83 (2010)

Teaching Immigration Law and Immigrant Rights From Your Own Caseload, 54 ST. LOUIS UNIV. L. J. 877 (2010)

The Great Opportunity in Law, 15 UCLA ASIAN PAC. AM. L. J. 30 (2009-2010)

Institutional Racism, ICE Raids, and Immigration Reform, 44 USF L.REV. 307 (2009)

NAFTA, Globalization, and Mexican Migrants, 5 J. L. ECON. &POL’Y 87 (2009)

Defending the Unpopular Immigrant, in UNTOLD CIVIL RIGHTS STORIES (Stewart Kwoh & Russell Leong, Eds., 2009)

Legal Services Support Centers and Rebellious. Advocacy: A Case Study of the Immigrant Legal. Resource Center, 28 Wash. Univ. J. L. & POL. 266 (2008)

Contemplating Solutions to Migration Challenges, in THE RIGHT TO STAY HOME (Global Exchange 2008)

A Case for Amnesty, 3 STAN. J. OF LAW AND POL. 233 (2007)

Coolies, James Yen, and Rebellious Advocacy, 14 ASIAN AM. L. J. 1 (2007)

Immigration Policy: Thinking Outside the (Big)Box, 39 CONN. L. REV. 1401 (2007)

Providing a Second Chance, 39 CONN. L. REV. 1893 (2007)

The Immigrant Marches of 2006 and the Prospects for a New Civil Rights Movement, 42 HARV. C.R.-C. L. L. REV. 99 (with Kevin R. Johnson, 2007)

Misusing Immigration Policies in the Name of Homeland Security, 6 CENTENNIAL REV. 194 (2006)

Guest Editor for Volume 31, No. 3 (2005) of Amerasia Journal, and wrote the lead article: Deporting Our Souls and Defending our Immigrants. Detention to Deportation—Rethinking the Removal of Cambodian Refugees, 38 U.C. DAVIS. L.REV. 891 (2005)

National Identity in a Multicultural Nation: The Challenge of Immigration Law and Immigrants, 103 Mich. L. Rev. 1347 (2005) (2005 Survey of Books related to the Law) (with Kevin R. Johnson)

Deporting Cambodian Refugees: Justice Denied?, 51 CRIME & DELINQUENCY 265 (2005)

Operation Gatekeeper: The War against the Alambristas of the 1990s, in Alambrista and the U.S.- Mexico Border (ed. Nicholas Cull & David Carrasco) (2004)

Rebellious Lawyering, Settlement, and Reconciliation: Soko Bukai v. YWCA, 5 NEV. L. J. 172 (2004)

Refugee Policy and Cultural Identity: In the Voice of Hmong and Iu Mien Young Adults, 1 HASTINGS RACE & POV. L.J. 111 (2003)

Vigilante Racism: The De-Americanization of Immigrant America, 7 MICH. J. OF RACE AND L. 441 (2002)

Answering the Challenges of the New Immigrant-driven Diversity: Considering Integration Strategies, University of Louisville, 40 BRANDEIS L. J.861 (2002)

Nonelectoral Activism in Asian Pacific American Communities and the Implications for Community Lawyering, 8 UCLA ASIAN PACIFIC AM. L. J. 246 (2002)

The Dark Side of Operation Gatekeeper, 7 U.C. DAVIS J. OF INT’L L. & POL’Y 121 (2001)

Asians Without Blacks and Latinos in San Francisco: Missed Lessons of the Common Good, 27 AMERASIA J. 19 (2001)

No Place for Angels: A Reaction to Johnson, 2000 U. ILL. L. REV. 559

A Well-Founded Fear That INS v. Cardoza-Fonseca Has Been Circumvented, 14 GEO. IMMIG. L. J. 849 (2000)

Emma Lazarus Fund: A Case Study in Philanthropic Rejuvenation of the Immigrant Rights Community, 15 GEO. IMMIGR. L. J. 47 (2000)

Don’t Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor: Conflicted Immigrant Stories and Welfare Reform, 33 HARV. CIV. RIGHTS-CIV. LIB. L. REV. 159 (1998)

Asian Americans, in Civil Rights in America, Jay Segal, ed. (Gale Publications 1998)

The Immigrant As Criminal, 9 HASTINGS WOMEN’S L.J. 79 (1998)

Reframing the Immigration Debate: An Overview, in Reframing the Immigration Debate (LEAP 1996)

Border Patrol Abuse: Evaluating Complaint Procedures, 9 GEO. IMMIG. L. J. 757 (1995)

In the Interest of Racial Harmony: Revisiting the Lawyer’s Duty to Work for the Common Good, 47 STAN. L. REV. 901 (1995)

Immigration Policies: Messages of Exclusion to African Americans, 37 HOWARD L. J. 237 (1994)

Beyond the Rhetoric of Assimilation and Cultural Pluralism: The Tension of an Immigration-Driven Multicultural Society, 81 CAL. L. REV. 863 (1993)

Raising Personal Identification Issues of Class, Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Physical Disability, and Age in Lawyering Courses, 45 STAN. L. REV. 1401 (1993)

The Immigration and Naturalization Service, Community-Based Organizations, and the Legalization Experience: Lessons for the Self-Help Immigration Phenomenon, 6 GEO. IMMIG. L. J. 413 (1992)

Racial Disparity: The Unaddressed Issues of the Simpson-Mazzoli Bill, 1 LA RAZA L. J. 21 (1983)

Miranda, Not the Death Knell for Estoppel, 12 NLG Immigration Newsletter, No. 4. p. 1 (1983)

Estoppel in Immigration Proceedings: New Life from Akbarin and Miranda, 20 SAN DIEGO L. REV. 11 (1982)

When INS Breaks the Rules Courts Will Listen, 4 AILA Immigration J., No. 3 (1981), p. 8.

Defense and Relief from Deportation: Recent Developments in the Ninth Circuit, 11 GOLDEN GATE L. REV. 285 (1981)

The Ninth Circuit: No Place for Drug Offenders, 10 GOLDEN GATE L. REV. 1 (1980). Cited in TapiaAcuna v. INS, 640 F.2d 223, 225 (9th Cir. 1981).

No Place for Angels, A Woman`s Experience on the Island, Asian Week, Vol. 1, No. 17, Dec. 22, 1979.

An Overview of Federal Immigration Policies and Their Effects on Asian and Pacific Americans, Civil Rights Issues of Asian and Pacific Americans: Myths and Realities, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, p. 292 (1979).


In re Sergio Garcia, Bar Misc. 4186 (2012), before the California Supreme Court, on the issue of whether an undocumented law graduate who has passed the bar exam should be admitted to practice law.

INS v. Yueh-Shaio Yang, 519 U.S. 26 (1996), immigration case involving a waiver of fraud committed by immigrant in which Supreme Court found no abuse of discretion by INS.

INS v. Cardoza-Fonseca, 480 U.S. 421 (1987): asylum case in which the Supreme Court held that in order to qualify for asylum, applicants do not have to show likelihood of persecution of better than fifty percent; asylum law should be construed generously.

INS v. Pangilinan, 486 U.S. 875 (1988): denial of equitable remedy for Filipino war veteran seeking naturalization some 30 years after serving in U.S. armed forces in World War II. In 1990, Congress responded by enacting legislation granting relief to this class of veterans.

Wall v. INS, 722 F.2d 1445 (9th Cir. 1984): Established that residence accrued during period of appeal was legal for purposes of establishing eligibility for relief.

McMullen v. INS, 658 F.2d 1312 (9th Cir. 1981): Political asylum case involving former member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army, granted. It was the first case testing the 1980 Refugee Act that reached the Federal Court of Appeals and established evidentiary precedent.

Mahdjoubi v. Crosland, 618 F.2d 1356 (9th Cir. 1980): Due process and A.P.A. challenge to INS regulations denying reinstatement of Iranian Students.

Yassini v. Crosland, 613 F.2d 219 (9th Cir. 1980): Estoppel challenge to INS revocation of a temporary sanctuary program that had theretofore been established for Iranian nationals in the United States.

Matter of Atanacio, 56 Interpreter Releases 515a (BIA 1979): Exclusion of returning lawful permanent resident who had received public benefits overturned.

Cuevas-Ortega v. INS, 588 F.2d 1274 (9th Cir. 1979): Challenge to certain Fourth Amendment violations committed by immigration officers during their arrests of certain aliens denied.

Lopez-Telles v. INS, 564 F.2d 1302 (9th Cir. 1977): Inherent authority in an Immigration Judge to terminate proceedings on humanitarian grounds not found.

U.S. v. Mendoza-Lopez, 481 U.S. 828 (1987): Supreme Court agreed that waivers of hearing rights by a group of aliens in deportation proceedings violated due process.

Kush, et al, v. Rutledge, 460 U.S. 719 (1983): civil rights case involving the intimidation of witnesses and NCAA rules violations in a case filed by a football player against his coach.

Utility Consumers’ Action Network, et al. v. Pacific Bell, 98-04-004, 98-06-003, 98-06-027 (Public Utilities Commission 1998) (consumer complaint on behalf of immigrant customers).

Committee of Central American Refugees v. INS, 682 F. Supp. 1055 (N.D. Cal. 1988) (challenge to government transfer policy of arrested immigrants).

Leticia A v. Board of Regents, No. 588-982-5 (Cal. Superior Court, Alameda Co. May 5, 1985) (right of undocumented college students to attend public universities in California)

Beatriz Sanchez, et al v. Pinkerton’s Inc., No. H2072397 (Cal. Superior Court, Alameda Co. 2000) (right of family of deceased undocumented worker to pursue wrongful death action).

People v. Preet Paul Singh, No. EE14887 (Cal. Superior Court Santa Clara Co. 2001) (right of immigrant to full procedural due process rights in criminal proceedings).

Peter Guzman and Maria Carbajal v. US Immigration Customs Enforcement and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, No. CV 08-01327 GHK (U.S. District Court, Central District of California 2009) (deported U.S. citizen tort and civil rights action against federal and local governmental agencies).

Barrancos Gongorra and Cano v. Fiesta Mex, LLC, No. CGC-06-457121 (Superior Court of San Francisco County 2008) (right of wrongfully arrested and detained immigrant to sue informant who called ICE with false information).

In re Sambath Kon, A25 373 338 (Federal Immigration Court, Los Angeles Mar. 30, 2012) (convention against torture claim for Cambodian respondent).


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