Daniel M. Kowalski
USCIS Lures Client Via E-Mail to Lawyer

"When a lawyer for Estephanie Izaquirre, a parentless teenager from Honduras, received an e-mail from an immigration official in Des Moines saying the girl should come downtown and 'complete the paperwork' Thursday, he thought that meant...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Gov. Vilsack: USCIS should not use "trickery"

"Izaquirre was arrested Thursday, five days after graduating from East High School in Des Moines, when U.S. immigration officials invited her to their office with an e-mail that implied they would complete paperwork for a green card. On Friday, Gov...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Feel Safer Now?

Feds arrest 5 bakery workers at Texas French Bread in Austin. No more illegally-made croissants! http://www.statesman.com/news/content/news/stories/local/06/3raids.html

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Watching the Border - on Video

"Anyone can report illegal crossings via web cams: The border 'neighborhood' is about to get a whole lot bigger under Gov. Rick Perry's 'neighborhood watch' plan that will allow anyone, anywhere, anytime to monitor the Internet...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Border Patrol Draws Scrutiny as Its Role Grows

"With a major expansion proposed by President Bush, the Border Patrol may soon overtake the F.B.I. as the largest federal law enforcement agency. But the stepped-up mission comes as the Border Patrol wrestles with recruitment and training difficulties...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Second Cir. on Due Process

"In this case, the harshness of the BIA's decision to dismiss Lewis's appeal without even considering whether Lewis's statement was sufficient to permit meaningful review was compounded by the BIA's rejection of Lewis's timely...

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