Immigration Law

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More Documents from PERM FOIA Litigation (Gluckman v. DOL)
Posted on 24 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jonathan Moore writes: "David Gluckman and I wanted to pass along two additional documents that were produced in the Gluckman v. DOL PERM FOIA litigation (prior posts here and here ). Specifically, these two documents are directives from November... Read More

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

CBP Restrictions on Access to Counsel: American Immigration Council
Posted on 24 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Over the last several years, AILA members have consistently reported that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers routinely stymie their efforts to provide legal representation to clients during CBP encounters, often without a clear explanation... Read More

Defensive Standards Hinder FOIA Openness
Posted on 2 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"When the Obama administration came to office in January 2009, it promised openness and transparency in government. On his first full day in office, President Barack Obama issued a memorandum concerning his administration’s beliefs on... Read More

In FOIA Litigation, DOJ Calls Immigration Judges "Low-Level Employees"
Posted on 19 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Josh Gerstein, Politico, Feb. 18, 2016 - "A federal appeals court is wrestling with the question of whether the government should be forced to make public the names of immigration judges accused of misconduct either on or off the job. A three-judge... Read More