Immigration Law

Recent Posts

Another Giant Falls: Dale Schwartz (1942-2021)
Posted on 31 Aug 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Dale was a mentor, leader and an inspiration to thousands of immigration attorneys, yours truly included. His obituary reads: "Immigration attorney, champion for the underdog, and dedicated family man Dale Marvin Schwartz, 79, of Sandy Springs... Read More

Border Patrol Stops, Arrests Many - Including Americans - Far From Border
Posted on 3 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Most Texans probably think of the Border Patrol as doing what the agency’s name suggests: interrupting illegal activity along the line separating the U.S. from Mexico. Yet over the last decade, agents have regularly made arrests deep inside... Read More

“The Art of the Deal” Coauthor Tony Schwartz to Donate $55K to NILC
Posted on 5 Oct 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NILC, Oct. 4, 2016 - "Tony Schwartz, who coauthored “The Art of the Deal” with Donald Trump, and national leaders from the Muslim, civil rights, and immigrant communities on Tuesday called for an end to the politics of division that has... Read More

Liam Schwartz Interviews Robert Olsen
Posted on 27 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

You remember Olsen v. Albright, 990 F.Supp. 31 (D.D.C. 1997) , don't you? No? The case, and the interview , will inspire you. And, as always, the Feb. 2013 Consular Corner column is packed with useful information. Read More

July 2013 Consular Corner: Liam Schwartz
Posted on 30 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"As of the date of this writing, the Department of State (DOS) is still crafting its guidance to the field on implementation of United States v. Windsor , the Supreme Court ruling which removed Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as an... Read More

November 2013 Consular Corner: Liam Schwartz
Posted on 2 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

“Weapons are not allowed in the Consular waiting room.” - Notice at U.S. Embassy Baghdad website. That, and how the FAM treats 'must,' 'should' and 'may,' and more, in Liam Schwartz' Nov. 2013 Consular Corner... Read More

August 2014 Consular Corner - Liam Schwartz
Posted on 1 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

FAM changes, CG comings and goings...and more, from the indefatigable Liam Schwartz. - Aug. 2014 Consular Corner Read More

Liam Schwartz Interviews Rusty DeMoss
Posted on 9 Jan 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"...LS: In the past, you have credited Deborah Anker of Harvard Law School with providing the "inspiring spark" of your calling. What did you find so inspiring about Professor Anker and her immigration law class? Rev. DeMoss: Towards... Read More

Consular Corner - Special Sept. 11, 2016 Edition - Liam Schwartz
Posted on 12 Sep 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Liam Schwartz, Sept. 11, 2016 - "The Consular Corner monthly is back from an extended leave in order to mark the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. A warm welcome to the readers of this column. This column is inspired by... Read More

January 2014 Consular Corner: Liam Schwartz
Posted on 28 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Learn how Mission Brazil turned around NIV processing times...and at what cost. - Liam Schwartz, Jan. 2014 . Read More

September 2013 Consular Corner
Posted on 27 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The September 2013 issue of Liam Schwartz' informative and intriguing Consular Corner has surprises for all of us. Read More

Consular Corner (Liam Schwartz) Now on ILC!
Posted on 28 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Liam Schwartz writes: "We are pleased to report that Consular Corner has joined the LexisNexis family, and as of this month is being published by Bender's Immigration Bulletin – Daily Edition (BIBDE), now known as the Immigration Law Community... Read More