Daniel M. Kowalski
The Safe Passage Project - Lenni Benson (Video)

"Addressing a White House briefing, New York Law School Professor and director of the Safe Passage Project, Lenni Benson urged "the American people and especially law firm and corporate leaders" foundations, non-profit organizations to...

Daniel M. Kowalski
EB-5 Investor Visa Program Maxed Out by Chinese Demand

"Steven Yale-Loehr, an immigration professor at Cornell University, said he expects the EB-5 investment boom to now slow down considerably. "It's been like a four-lane expressway and now it's going back down to two," he said. Because...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Americans Sue Feds Over Watchlisting: Kadura v. Holder

"Relying in part on recent Intercept reporting on the vast breadth of the government’s watchlisting system, several Muslim Americans filed a complaint in a Michigan federal court today , arguing that they have been wrongly ensnared in an unaccountable...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Burning Down the House: Circuits Split on Arson - Isaacson

"The lyrics of the Talking Heads song “Burning Down the House” do not mention whether the house in question was involved in commerce. According to Jones v. United States , 529 U.S. 848 (2000) , however, arson of “an owner-occupied...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Do We Really Have to Wait for Godot? - Endelman & Mehta

"While the Obama administration is working on unveiling administrative fixes to reform the immigration system, we wish to revive one idea, which we discussed in The Tyranny of Priority Dates . We propose that aliens caught in the crushing employment...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Guatemalan Woman Is Ruled Eligible for Asylum in U.S. on Basis of Domestic Abuse

"The nation’s highest immigration court has found for the first time that women who are victims of severe domestic violence in their home countries can be eligible for asylum in the United States. The decision on Tuesday by the Board of Immigration...