Immigration Law

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Settlement May Give Second Chance to Asylum Seekers Separated at Border
Posted on 13 Sep 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Dara Lind, Vox, Sept. 13, 2018 - "The Trump administration has just agreed to give parents who were separated from their children at the US-Mexico border earlier this year a second chance to make asylum claims in the US. The Department of Justice... Read More

Federal Judge Grants Preliminary Approval of Settlement Agreement in National Class Action Lawsuit on Work Authorization for Asylum Seekers
Posted on 10 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NWIRP, May 8, 2013 - " On May 8, 2013, a federal district court issued an order preliminarily approving a settlement agreement in a nationwide class action lawsuit that challenged the denial of work authorization to asylum seekers who have been waiting... Read More

A.B.T. v. USCIS: A Nationwide Class Action to Fix the “Asylum Clock” Terms of Settlement
Posted on 15 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On April 12, 2013, the plaintiffs in A.B.T. et al. v. USCIS, et al. , represented by the American Immigration Council’s Legal Action Center (LAC), the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP), the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, and... Read More

Federal Judge Approves Settlement Agreement in National Class Action Lawsuit on Work Authorization for Asylum Seekers
Posted on 6 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On Monday, November 4, U.S. District Judge Richard Jones ordered the final approval of a nationwide class action settlement agreement . The settlement will help ensure that asylum seekers, who have fled persecution in their home countries, are not... Read More

Asylum Clock Class Action Settlement FAQ
Posted on 10 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A.B.T., et al. v. USCIS, et al. is a nationwide class action that challenged the manner in which the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) determine an asylum applicant’s... Read More