Immigration Law

Recent Posts

A Conversation with Judge Paul Wickham Schmidt
Posted on 6 May 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Jason Brozek, Lawrence University, May 5, 2020 "Whatever happened to the “promise of Kasinga ? How have Sessions & Barr attacked the international refugee definition? Does international law have any meaning for the U.S. today? All... Read More

USCIS Asylum Div. Revises Credible Fear / Reasonable Fear Lesson Plans (Feb. 2017)
Posted on 1 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

In a memo dated Feb. 13, 2017 , USCIS Asylum Division Chief John Lafferty released revised updated versions of the Asylum Division Officer Training Course Lesson Plans, Credible Fear of Persecution and Torture Determinations , and Reasonable Fear of Persecution... Read More

The Immigration Law Nerd Channel: Categorical Analysis of Immigration Consequences
Posted on 22 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

A 6-minute intro to the strict categorical analysis that determines whether a state (or other) conviction will have federal immigration consequences under United States immigration law. By Maureen A. Sweeney , University of Maryland Carey School of Law... Read More

U.C. Berkeley Math Club President Takes DREAM Act Case to YouTube
Posted on 15 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Terrence Park has done plenty of work - in laundries, in restaurants and tutoring in private homes - to realize his dream of getting a college education. But the 24-year-old UC Berkeley math club leader and biostatistics major from South Korea said... Read More