Book Chapter

Stella Burch Elias, "Nishimura Ekiu v. United States, 142 U.S. 651 (1892)," with Eunice C. Lee, in Feminist Judgments: Immigration Law Opinions Rewritten, edited by Kathleen Kim, Kevin Lapp & Jennifer J. Lee. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2024, at 36, 22 pages.

Open-Access Resource

Stella Burch Elias, Rules and Laws for Civil Actions, with Derek T. Muller, Jason Rantanen, Caroline Sheerin, and Maya Steinitz. Iowa City: Iowa PressBooks, 2023.


Stella Burch Elias, "Law as a Tool of Terror," 107 Iowa Law Review 1 (2021), 62 pages.

Stella Burch Elias, "Immigrant Covering," 58 William & Mary Law Review 765 (2017), 92 pages.

Stella Burch Elias, "The Perils and Possibilities of Refugee Federalism," 66 American University Law Review 353 (2016), 62 pages.

Stella Burch Elias, "Testing Citizenship," 96 Boston University Law Review 2093 (2016), 77 pages.

Stella Burch Elias, “Comprehensive Immigration Reform(s): Immigration Regulation Beyond Our Borders,” 39 Yale Journal of International Law 37 (2014), 50 pages.

Stella Burch Elias, “The New Immigration Federalism,” 74 Ohio State Law Journal 703 (2013), 50 pages.

Stella Burch Elias, “Regional Minorities, Immigrants, and Migrants: The Reframing of Minority Language Rights in Europe,” 28 Berkeley Journal of International Law 261 (2010), 52 pages.

Stella Burch Elias, “Rethinking ‘Preventive Detention’ from a Comparative Perspective: Three Frameworks for Detaining Terrorist Suspects,” 41 Columbia Human Rights Law Review 99 (2009), 135 pages.

Stella Burch Elias, “‘Good Reason to Believe’: Widespread Constitutional Violations in the Course of Immigration Enforcement and the Case for Revisiting Lopez-Mendoza,” 2008 Wisconsin Law Review 1109, 50 pages.