Immigration Law

Recent Posts

Unpub. BIA Suppression Victory: Matter of Lara-Torres (Egregious Conduct by NSA)
Posted on 8 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[T]he Immigration Judge correctly concluded that the evidence obtained by officers of the National Security Agency (NSA) on March 31, 2010, with regard to the respondent's immigration status, which prompted officers of the United States Immigration... Read More

Somali CAT Victory in Arlington Immigration Court
Posted on 28 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hassan Ahmad writes: "We would like to share a CAT victory won for a Somali national . Judge Harris of the Arlington, VA Immigration Court agreed with our argument that a young, Americanized male of Somali origin would be subjected to torture within... Read More

En Banc CA9 on 'Social Visibility' - Henriquez-Rivas v. Holder
Posted on 14 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Henriquez-Rivas claims she is entitled to asylum because, as a person who testified in a criminal trial against members of a gang who killed her father in El Salvador, she is a member of a particular social group, on account of which she faces a... Read More