Immigration Law

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Excerpts From The Aug. 15, 2013, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 2 Aug 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Washington Supreme Court Bars Certain Uses of Immigration Status On July 10, 2013, the Washington Supreme Court updated its legal ethics rules to prohibit attorneys from referring to an individual’s immigration status to intimidate, coerce, or... Read More

Asylum, Withholding Victory (Mexico, Cartel Violence) in Boise, Idaho
Posted on 26 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

In Matter of X-, July 17, 2013 IJ Bennett ruled : "Respondent's application for asylum is granted because he has established a well-founded fear of future persecution based on his membership in the particular social group of relatives of law... Read More

Idaho Joins E-Verify RIDE
Posted on 17 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"As of July 14, 2013, Idaho is the third state to join the Records and Information from DMVs for E-Verify (RIDE) program. Through the RIDE initiative, E-Verify is able to confirm information from drivers’ licenses and state identification cards... Read More

Special Visa Saves Afghan Translator
Posted on 25 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Noori fled to the United States. Had he not, he would suffer the same fate as his father, or worse. The Taliban threatened Noori’s life daily because of his service to the Afghan National Army and his later role as an interpreter for the United... Read More