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Attorneys and Credible Fear Review - Jeffrey S. Chase
Posted on 23 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jeffrey S. Chase, July 22, 2018 - "It is difficult not to cry (as I did) while listening to the recording of a recent immigration court hearing at a detention facility near the border. The immigration judge addresses a rape victim who fled to this... Read More

Attorneys and Credible Fear Review - Jeffrey S. Chase
Posted on 23 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jeffrey S. Chase, July 22, 2018 - "It is difficult not to cry (as I did) while listening to the recording of a recent immigration court hearing at a detention facility near the border. The immigration judge addresses a rape victim who fled to this... Read More

Excerpts From the June 1, 2013, Bender's Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 23 May 2013 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Payment of USCIS Immigrant Visa Fee via USCIS ELIS USCIS has moved the online payment of the USCIS Immigrant Fee to its Electronic Immigration System ( USCIS ELIS ). Customers must now pay the $165 fee using USCIS ELIS after they receive their immigrant... Read More

Cyrus D. Mehta on Atty. Gen. Sessions, 'Dirty' Immigration Lawyers
Posted on 17 Oct 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta, Oct. 16, 2017 - "Attorney General Sessions who has been hostile towards increased immigration and views the asylum system as a loophole for unauthorized entry into the US said in recent remarks that “over the years, smart attorneys... Read More

AIC and partners sue USCIS and EOIR over asylum "clock"
Posted on 21 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Last week, the American Immigration Council’s Legal Action Center (LAC) filed a nationwide class action lawsuit against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) in federal... Read More

The Asylum Clock: EOIR OPPM 11-02
Posted on 16 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Executive Office for Immigration Review ("EOIR") operates an "asylum clock," which measures the length of time an asylum application has been pending for each asylum applicant in removal proceedings. As explained below, the... Read More