Immigration Law

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Unpub. BIA CIMT Termination Victory; Mens Rea, Divisibililty - TEX. CODE CRIM. PROC. § 62.102
Posted on 11 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of X-, Jan. 5, 2018, unpub. - "[W]e conclude that the respondent's conviction for Failure to Comply with Registration Requirements does not constitute a conviction for a crime involving moral turpitude. ... Given the mental state which... Read More

Groups Push for Naturalization, Voter Registration Ahead of November Election
Posted on 22 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A coalition of groups supporting immigrants has recruited teams of volunteers to help push programs they hope will add thousands of new U.S. citizens to the voter rolls in several states in time for the November presidential election."... Read More

Alert for Registering Students for School and Resources - IDRA
Posted on 20 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

IDRA, Mar. 20, 2017 - "As schools are registering students for the next school year, this alert is a reminder that public schools, by law, must serve all children. The education of undocumented students is guaranteed by the Plyler vs. Doe decision... Read More

Immigration Law and the Myth of Comprehensive Registration
Posted on 21 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This Article identifies an insidious misconception in immigration law and policy: the myth of comprehensive registration. According to this myth — proponents of which include members of the Supreme Court, federal and state officials, and commentators... Read More

H-2B Transition News; Registration Grace Period
Posted on 20 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Employers who file H–2B applications with a start date of need before October 1, 2013 will not be required to obtain the pre-approved H–2B registration under 20 CFR 655.15, and the Department will continue to adjudicate temporary need... Read More

DOS Notice: DV-2016 Registration Opens Oct. 1, 2014
Posted on 24 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Entries for the DV–2016 DV program must be submitted electronically at between noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT–4), Wednesday, October 1, 2014, and noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT–5), Monday... Read More