Legomsky serving as research fellow in Singapore

Stephen H. Legomsky, J.D., D.Phil., the John S. Lehmann University Professor, is serving a six-month appointment as a visiting senior research fellow at the Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore.

In addition to writing an article about the implications of asylum approval rates in the United States, Legomsky currently is completing a chapter for a book on comparative asylum policy and the rule of law. Cambridge University Press will publish the book in 2008. Legomsky’s chapter examines the link between U.S. asylum policy and the rule of law.

In November, Legomsky will be spending one week in South Korea as the guest of the South Korean Minister of Justice. The minister has invited Legomsky to advise him and his staff on possible immigration reform legislation. While in Seoul, Legomsky will give lectures at three Korean law schools.

He also will be doing research on the role of family reunification in Singaporean immigration law and giving various presentations on a range of subjects at seminars sponsored by the Asia Research Institute and the National University of Singapore’s law faculty.