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Limited Discovery in Consular Processing Litigation: Muñoz v. U.S. Dept. of State
Posted on 17 Apr 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Merle Kahn writes: "The District Court for the Central District of California granted a discovery request in a consular processing case. [ Muñoz v. U.S. Dept. of State ] Generally, when I think about consular processing, I just think about... Read More

Big Data, Bad Data: Resolving the Tyranny of the Database (William Stock)
Posted on 11 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This term, the Supreme Court is considering a case [ Kerry v. Din ] that implicates the doctrine of “consular non-reviewability”–the legal principle that generally, courts in the United States will not review the discretionary... Read More

News Excerpts From the Jan. 15, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 12 Jan 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Procedures for H-2Bs Still in Flux | The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida enjoined the Department of Labor’s H-2B labor-certification rule of February 21, 2012, published at 77 Fed. Reg. 10,038. The injunction came in... Read More

Kerry v. Din: The Supreme Court's ‘Other Marriage Decision’ Preserves Status Quo in Visa Denials, Leaves Tangled Trail for Lower Courts To Follow
Posted on 9 Jul 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

By Andrew Haile | On June 25, 2015, Five members of the U.S. Supreme Court in Kerry v. Din agreed on one thing: U.S. citizen Fauzia Din had no right to understand why her husband's immigrant visa had been denied [ enhanced opinion available to... Read More