Immigration Law

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AILA Prevails in H-1B FOIA Litigation
Posted on 23 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The reliability and fairness of our immigration system can be evaluated only if the government’s procedures and activities are transparent. The LAC regularly uses the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to increase transparency and promote... Read More

Tags: Fraud , H-1B , FOIA , Litigation , aila

CA7 on FOIA, H-1B Stats: Rubman v. USCIS
Posted on 1 Sep 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"H-1B visas allow U.S. companies to hire noncitizen workers with specialized skills. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“CIS”), an agency within the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”), is responsible... Read More

H-1B Usage Undercount: FOIA
Posted on 22 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

From Greg Siskind's blog on 9-21-12: "Attorney David Rubman in Chicago, Illinois has just shared with me the answer to a Freedom of Information Act request which definitively shows that USCIS has been undercounting H-1B usage by nearly 15% over... Read More

Tags: rubman , undercount , H-1B , FOIA
  • Blog Post: AILA Prevails in H-1B FOIA Litigation

    "The reliability and fairness of our immigration system can be evaluated only if the government’s procedures and activities are transparent. The LAC regularly uses the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to increase transparency and promote accountability regarding DHS enforcement practices...
  • Blog Post: H-1B Usage Undercount: FOIA

    From Greg Siskind's blog on 9-21-12: "Attorney David Rubman in Chicago, Illinois has just shared with me the answer to a Freedom of Information Act request which definitively shows that USCIS has been undercounting H-1B usage by nearly 15% over the last five years. Approximately 45,000 too few...
  • Blog Post: CA7 on FOIA, H-1B Stats: Rubman v. USCIS

    "H-1B visas allow U.S. companies to hire noncitizen workers with specialized skills. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“CIS”), an agency within the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”), is responsible for their issuance. David Rubman sent CIS a request...