Immigration Law

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CA9 on CIMT, 237(a)(2); Matter of Cortez Canales Rejected: Lozano-Arredondo II
Posted on 8 Aug 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Lozano-Arredondo v. Sessions, Aug. 8, 2017 - "Jose Guadalupe Lozano-Arredondo was denied cancellation of removal based on his conviction for petit theft in the State of Idaho. The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) concluded he was ineligible for... Read More

Unpub. BIA Non-LPR Cancellation Victory: Matter of Andrade
Posted on 24 Oct 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nicolas Chavez writes: "I have attached a BIA decision that we received last month. Our client recently gave us written permission to publish it in its entirety. This is a non-LPR cancellation case. We challenged the IJ's decision on several... Read More

Asylum, Withholding Victory (Mexico, Cartel Violence) in Boise, Idaho
Posted on 26 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

In Matter of X-, July 17, 2013 IJ Bennett ruled : "Respondent's application for asylum is granted because he has established a well-founded fear of future persecution based on his membership in the particular social group of relatives of law... Read More

Timoteo Andrade, 100% American
Posted on 5 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Michael A. Olivas writes: "I was asked to review Patrick D. Lukens’ book ( A Quiet Victory for Latin Rights: FDR and the Controversy Over “Whiteness ,” Tucson: University of Arizona University Press, 2012) for the Southwestern... Read More

State Department Violates Law, Denies Visas for Tattoos
Posted on 12 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Here's a link to the lawsuit filed by one of my many heroes, Maria E. Andrade . Here's a link to the Wall Street Journal news article. Maria E. Andrade Read More