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Supreme Court Declines Immigration Cases
Posted on 3 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected attempts by towns in Texas and Pennsylvania to revive local laws that cracked down on illegal immigration. The court decided against hearing appeals filed by the towns of Farmers Branch, Texas, and Hazleton... Read More

Judge Orders Hazleton to Pay $1.4M in Legal Fees, Costs - Lozano v. City of Hazleton
Posted on 7 Oct 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The city of Hazleton must pay nearly $1.4 million to civil rights attorneys who thwarted the city's immigration law in federal court, U.S. Judge James Munley ruled Tuesday . Munley of U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania... Read More

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Hazleton, Farmers Branch Petition USSC for Writs of Certiorari
Posted on 2 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A city in Pennsylvania and one in Texas have petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether they are allowed to enact legislation preventing those illegally living in the country from renting property in their cities — and in the Pennsylvania... Read More

CA3 on Preemption: Lozano v. City of Hazleton
Posted on 26 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This case is before us on remand from the United States Supreme Court. The City of Hazleton previously appealed the District Court‟s judgment permanently enjoining enforcement of two Hazleton ordinances that attempt to prohibit employment of unauthorized... Read More

Duane Morris Alert: EB-2 Visas For China and India Move 5 Months and Other Immigration Law Updates
Posted on 30 Jun 2011 by Duane Morris LLP

July Visa Bulletin; EB-2 for China and India Move Five Months After months without significant movement in the employment-based immigrant visa preference categories, the July 2011 Visa Bulletin announced a five-month jump for the EB-2 category for Indian... Read More

July 1, 2011, Bender's Immigration Bulletin -- National Initiative to Combat Immigration-Services Scams
Posted on 22 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

The Departments of Homeland Security and Justice and the Federal Trade Commission are leading a nationwide, multi-agency initiative to combat immigration services scams. The initiative targets immigration scams involving the unauthorized practice... Read More

Ruling Over Pennsylvania Town's Immigration Law Vacated
Posted on 4 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

PHILADELPHIA - (AP) A federal appeals court has vacated its ruling that declared a northeastern Pennsylvania city's illegal immigration law to be unconstitutional, setting the stage for a new round of arguments. The move by the Philadelphia-based... Read More