Immigration Law

    • 5 Oct 2016

    Editor's Corner: Can OFLC Overrule BALCA by FAQ? (On the Meaning of H-2B 'Worksite')

    Daniel M. Kowalski, Oct. 5, 2016 - "On April 15, 2016, BALCA held that for H-2B visa truckers, "[t]here is only one opening for full-time employment and it is where the trucking terminal is located. There is no “job opportunity” or opening for employment at the delivery location or on the road between the terminal and that location. Therefore, in the case of a Heavy and Tractor-Trailer trucker, the...
    • 26 Dec 2014

    Stand and Deliver

    "In a political stunt of a lawsuit , Texas and other states claim the White House's immigration initiatives announced on Nov. 20, 2014 are illegal. The problem is that the suit has no legs, because the plaintiffs lack "standing" to sue. In a definitive 55-page memo filed on Dec. 24, 2014 Justice Department lawyers show, step-by-step, how Texas cannot show any "injury" flowing from the...
    • 15 Dec 2014

    One of These Things Is Not Like the Others...

    Maybe DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson missed this episode of Sesame Street. His November 20, 2014 memo to ICE, CBP and USCIS specifies three tiered priorities for the "Apprehension, Detention and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants." At the top, Priority 1 (threats to national security, border security, and public safety) includes: - aliens engaged in or suspected of terrorism or espionage, or who otherwise pose...
    • 15 Mar 2006

    Getting In Touch With Your Inner Gunther Jacobson

    by William A. Stock, a member of the Editorial Board of Bender's Immigration Bulletin and a partner in the firm of Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer. Stock Jacobson 3-3-06.pdf
    • 2 Mar 2006

    Radical Bill Would Criminalize All Aid To Undocumented Persons

    By Bruce A. Hake. Mr. Hake ( is a lawyer in private practice in Maryland. With his partners, he was the original inventor and operator of ILW.COM from 1995 to 1999. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Bender's Immigration Bulletin (BIB). Copyright 2006 by the author; reprint permission granted to BIB. Hake editorial3 3-2-06.pdf
    • 24 Jan 2006

    It is time to tackle immigration reform

    By Stephen Yale-Loehr (Co-author of Immigration Law and Procedure, the leading 20-volume treatise on immigration law published by Matthew Bender; Adjunct Professor of immigration law, Cornell Law School; Counsel at Miller Mayer LLP in Ithaca, New York) It is time to tackle immigration reform.pdf