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California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Shepard's Link(TM) feature has created hyperlinks to www.lexis.com Find a LexisNexis Sales Representative ▪ Browse Legal Bookstore ▪ Search Court Records ▪ Feedback The CA e-Advance provides a business daily e-mail service to keep...

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff
HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 To view the full text of these opinions, please visit: http://www.courts.wa.gov/opinions/index.cfm?fa=opinions.recent or Lexis subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on either lexis.com or Lexis Advance. Division...

Daniel M. Kowalski
State Department Visa/Passport Computer Crash Update: July 31, 2014

Information Regarding Ongoing Consular Consolidated Database (CCD) Performance Issues and Steps Taken "The Consular Consolidated Database (CCD) is still performing below its normal operational capacity. However, to give you an idea of the progress...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Visa Restrictions Against Human Rights Abusers in Venezuela

"Venezuela in recent months has witnessed large-scale protests by demonstrators concerned about deteriorating economic, social, and political conditions. Government security forces have responded to these protests in many instances with arbitrary...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Unaccompanied Alien Children: Current Law Governing Removal from the United States and Selected Legislative Proposals

"Recent reports about the increasing number of alien minors apprehended at the U.S. border without a parent or guardian sparked heightened attention on the treatment of “unaccompanied alien children” (UACs) under federal immigration law...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CA1 on IJ/BIA Errors of Fact: Perez v. Holder

"As [OIL] now concedes, both the BIA and the IJ mistakenly concluded that Perez could have continued his social activism provided he paid extortion money to the gang members. But that erroneous finding conflated Perez's testimony that the gang...