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Daniel M. Kowalski
Battle Over the Constitutional Rights of Undocumented Minors

"Two years ago, attorney Sameer Ashar, a UC Irvine law professor, represented a juvenile who was referred to federal immigration authorities by the Orange County Probation Department. In immigration court, Ashar argued to have his client’s...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Recent USCIS Policy Manual Updates (July 2015)

POLICY ALERT – Modifications to Oath of Allegiance for Naturalization July 21, 2015 ​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance to clarify the eligibility requirements for modifications to the Oath of Renunciation...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Danielle Rizzo on Unlawful Presence

What is Unlawful Presence? An Overview of Historic Agency Interpretation of the 3- and 10-Year Bars, and CBP's Radical Departure from Longstanding Guidance "Any discussion of unlawful presence should begin by differentiating unlawful presence...

Daniel M. Kowalski
USCIS Policy Memo: Duran Gonzalez Settlement Implementation (Aug. 25, 2015)

SUBJECT : Additional Guidance for Implementation of the Settlement Agreement in Duran Gonzalez v. Department of Homeland Security—Adjudication of Requests for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Motions to Reopen Certain Consent to...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Seven Years Later, Labor Cert. Granted: Matter of Lakha Enterprises

"On July 16, 2008, the Certifying Officer (“CO”) accepted for processing the Employer’s Form 9089 Application for Permanent Labor Certification on behalf of Mohammad-Amjad Khan Lodhi for the position of “Cook.” (AF 170...

Daniel M. Kowalski
BIA Amicus Invitation re Jeune v. A.G. (CA3 2007)(Due Sept. 25, 2015)

Amicus Invitation No. 15-08-26 AMICUS INVITATION (Jeune v. Att’y Gen. of the U.S., 476 F.3d 199 (3d Cir. 2007)), DUE SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 AUGUST 26, 2015: The Board of Immigration Appeals welcomes interested members of the public to file amicus...