Immigration Law

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News Excerpts From the June 1, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 22 May 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

CBP Launches Website for I-94 and Travel History Retrieval On May 1, 2014, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) introduced a new website that will allow nonimmigrants in the United States to obtain their I-94 arrival/departure records for any point... Read More

FOIA Request Reveals DACA Checklist
Posted on 13 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Charles Kuck writes : " A client was waiting a long time for their DACA to be approved, so long in fact the it was even beyond the "normal" outrageous processing times. As most know, there is not much that can be done in such a case to... Read More

Tags: daca , kuck , checklist , FOIA

DACA SOP (April 2013)
Posted on 3 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The National Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Forms I-821D and I-765, prepared by the Service Center Operations Directorate. Manual is dated April 4, 2013, version 2.0 and was provided to AIC... Read More

Tags: daca , sop , FOIA , nilc , aic

My Great FOIA Adventure and Discoveries of Deferred Action Cases at ICE
Posted on 5 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This Article describes my adventures in FOIA litigation and analyzes deferred action data collected informally by 24 ICE field offices between October 1, 2011, and June 30, 2012. This Article also offers recommendations for the agency on data collection... Read More

FOIA Request Reveals Internal Documents on DACA
Posted on 14 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia writes: "In Fall 2012 I filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request with DHS seeking records pertaining to the agency's implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program, among other... Read More

Tags: daca , wadhia , FOIA