Stephen W. Yale-Loehr Professor of Immigration Law Practice
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Contact Information

Cornell Law School
116 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Fax: (607) 255-7193

Professional Biography

Stephen Yale-Loehr is one of the nation's preeminent authorities on U.S. immigration and asylum law. He is of counsel to the Ithaca firm of Miller Mayer.

A prolific scholar, he has written many law review articles, and is author or co-author of four standard reference works. Yale-Loehr was editor-in-chief of The Cornell International Law Journal, and co-authors a bimonthly column for The New York Law Journal.

Yale-Loehr is the 2001 recipient of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)'s Elmer Fried Award for Excellence in Teaching and the 2004 recipient of AILA's Edith Lowenstein Award for excellence in advancing the practice of immigration law.

After graduation, he clerked for Chief Judge Howard G. Munson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York.


B.A., Cornell University 1977
J.D., Cornell Law School 1981