Publications

Books and commentaries (editorship or authorship)

  • “Integration into Economic, Cultural, and Social Life: Determinants of the State’s Possibilities to Terminate Residence by Deportation and the State’s Legalization Obligations of a Previously Tolerated Residence,” 2015, Peter Lang Verlag;
  • ” The new skilled labor immigration law,” 2020, Verlag C.H. Beck, co-authored with Bettina Offer and Dr. Gunther Mävers;
  • “Employment of Foreign Employees – Labor Migration Law in Practice,” to be published in spring 2021, NOMOS Verlag, together with Dr. Petra Timmermann, Julia Uznanski and Dr. Gunther Mävers;
  • “Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Skilled Workers,” 2020, Forum (Herkert) Verlag, together with Kim Hammer and others;
  • “Residence Ordinance,” commentary, edited together with Dr. Philipp Wittmann, Verlag C.H. Beck, to be published in December 2021;
  • “BeckOK Ausländerrecht”, commentary, edited by Kluth/Heusch, Verlag C.H. Beck, commentary on the regulations of §§ 19 to 19b AufenthG, §§ 1 to 5, 8, 10 and 10a, 12 to 15, 16 to 27, 29, 30 and 34 to 37 BeschV;
  • “Residence Act,” commentary, edited by Welte, Walhalla Verlag, commentary on the regulations of §§ 4a, 16 to 18f, 19c to 21, 71 and 81a AufenthG.

Publications

Articles in legal magazines

  • Niedersächsische Verwaltungsblätter (NdsVBl), 2010, pp. 334 – 343: “House and advertising bans for legal repetition courses in university settings: Too many right-wingers among themselves?”;
  • Criminal Law Report (StRR), 2011 , pp. 374 – 378 and 411 – 416: “Significance of Criminal Convictions for the Residence Rights of Foreigners (Parts I and II).”
  • Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR), 2013 , pp. 243 – 249: “The Complication of a Norm Intended for Simplification – On the Application of Section 31 (3) of the Residence Ordinance in the Practice of the Foreigners’ Authorities in Cases of Intra-Corporate Postings.”
  • Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR), 2014, pp. 148 – 157: “The Legal Framework for Short-Term Postings to the Federal Territory.”
  • Informationsbrief Ausländerrecht (InfAuslR), 2014, pp. 263 – 267: “Border experience: border crosser card”;
  • Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR), 2015, pp. 1 – 12: “The ICT Directive – End of a European Odyssey.”
  • Informationsbrief Ausländerrecht (InfAuslR), 2015, pp. 151 – 154: “Implications of the Minimum Wage Act (MiLoG) in residence law for cases of international employee deployment”;
  • Personalwirtschaft, Special Edition “Labor Law”, 2016, pp. 20 – 22: “Labor migration within the EU – The political will is missing”;
  • Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR), 2017, pp. 60 – 72: “The Highly Qualified Workers Directive 2.0: Planned amendment of the EU Blue Card requirements under European law”;
  • Informationsbrief Ausländerrecht (InfAuslR), 2017, pp. 93 – 99: “Part-time employment of foreigners in Germany under the AufenthG and BeschV on the occasion of international employee assignments”;
  • Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR), 2017, pp. 257 – 270: “Mobilized skilled workers: the implementation of the ICT Directive in Germany in the AufenthG, the AufenthV and the BeschV”;
  • Informationsbrief Ausländerrecht (InfAuslR), 2017, pp. 422 – 427: “Legalization and Apostille: On the Use of Foreign Public Documents in Residence Law Proceedings in Germany.”
  • Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR), 2018, pp. 246 – 259: “Monitoring travel by third-country nationals through the Entry/Exit System (EES): the beginning of the end of all overstays?”;
  • Sport und Recht (SpuRt), 2018, pp. 241 – 246: “Foreigners’ Employment Law: ‘Statutes’ of Employment of Foreigners in Professional Sports.”
  • Zeitschrift fuer Rechtspolitik (ZRP), 2018, pp. 197 – 200 (together with Dr. Gunther Mävers and Bettina Offer): ” This is how immigration country works: centralization, automation, consolidation and harmonization “;
  • Personalwirtschaft, 2018, pp. 50 – 52: “Obstacle course instead of sprint – a current contribution to skilled labor immigration”;
  • Informationsbrief Ausländerrecht (InfAuslR), 2018, pp. 349 – 354: “In supposedly unsafe waters: Work Activities on Board Special Work Vessels within German Territory.”
  • Informationsbrief Ausländerrecht (InfAuslR), 2019, pp. 129 – 133: “Brexit – Finally (Any) End?”;
  • Anwaltsnachrichten Ausländer- und Asylrecht (ANA-ZAR) 2019, pp. 16 – 17 (together with Dr. Thomas Wolf): “Relocation companies: Legal Services?”;
  • Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR), 2019, pp. 137 – 147 (together with Kim Hammer): “Skilled Worker Immigration Act (FEG): signal with question marks or real quantum leap?”;
  • Neue Juristische Online-Zeitschrift (NJOZ) 2019, pp. 753 – 759: “Skilled Worker Immigration – with Objection or Consent Law?”;
  • Informationsbrief Ausländerrecht (InfAuslR), 2019, pp. 261 – 265: “Fiction effects and fiction certificates”;
  • Deutscher Anwaltsspiegel, 2019, online: “Skilled Workers Immigration Act (FEG): On the home stretch – or not after all?”;
  • Personalmagazin, 2019, pp. 86 – 89 (together with Dr. Gunther Mävers): “Destination Germany;
  • Law of Youth and Education (RdJB), 2019, pp. 187 – 200: “Recognition or equivalence of foreign vocational training – still a ‘dealbreaker’ for employers?”;
  • Sport und Recht (SpuRt), 2019, pp. 253 – 256 (together with Dr. Wolfgang Breidenbach): “Faking Identity – Sport and Residence Law Aspects in Licensed Football.”
  • Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR), 2020, pp. 2 – 12 (together with Kim Hammer): “Discretionary decisions on the issuance of residence permits in cases of labour migration “;
  • Schweitzer Forum, 2020, pp. 17 – 19 (together with Dr. Gunther Mävers): “Skilled workers warmly welcome”;
  • Informationsbrief Ausländerrecht (InfAuslR), 2020, pp. 136 – 141: ” Many things under one roof: the ordinance amending the Employment Ordinance and the Residence Ordinance “;
  • Neue Zeitschrift fuer Verwaltungsrecht (NVwZ), 2020, pp. 994 – 995 and online: “Closed societies: entry restrictions and other measures under aliens law as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic” (available on the website of the publisher C.H. Beck);
  • Neue Juristische Online-Zeitung (NJOZ) 2020, pp. 1185 – 1190: “Visas with greetings from Brandenburg an der Havel – the Federal Office for Foreign Affairs (BfAA)”;
  • Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR), 2020, pp. 307 – 314: “The new notification obligation in the event of premature termination of employment pursuant to Section 4a V 3 No. 3 AufenthG in practice”;
  • Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR), 2020, pp. 395 – 407: “Changes to German freedom of movement law: news for ‘old Britons'”;
  • Informationsbrief Ausländerrecht (InfAuslR) 2021, pp. 1 – 5: “Entry Restrictions in the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Less Dangerous Professionals from Risk Countries and Other Oddities”;
  • Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR), 2021, pp. 93 – 94 (Editorial for volume 3 of 2021): “The new way of the Western Balkans Regulation”;
  • Sport und Recht (SpuRt), 2021, pp. 129 – 134 (together with Felix Müller): “Legal framework for employment of foreigners: the Brexit and its impact on sports”.

Articles in newspapers and online media

  • “Mobilized skilled workers,” published in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) on 12.04.2017;
  • “Draft of the Skilled Workers Immigration Act,” published on Legal Tribune Online (LTO.de) on Dec. 17, 2018;
  • “Signal with question marks – Immigration law puts pressure on authorities,” published in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) on 02.01.2019;
  • “What are the results of the skilled workers summit worth?”, published in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) Einspruch (Online) on 26.12.2019;
  • “Difficult departure from the skilled workers summit: skilled workers with foreign vocational training,” published in Handelsblatt Rechtsboard (Online) on 07.01.2020.