Immigration Law

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Federal Judge Encourages New Citizens to Shape Future of USA
Posted on 9 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Judge Sarah Evans Barker, a senior judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, appointed to the federal bench in 1984, delivered the remarks below to the 68 new citizens during a naturalization ceremony Nov. 17, shortly after... Read More

Indiana Lawyer Suspended for ‘Illegal Alien’ Comment
Posted on 20 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"An Indiana lawyer has been suspended for 30 days for a comment about the immigration status of his divorce client’s spouse in a letter sent to opposing counsel and the judge in the case. The lawyer, Joseph B. Barker, wrote the letter in 2009... Read More

CA5 on Asylum, Nepal, Nexus: Sharma v. Holder
Posted on 31 Aug 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Nepalese citizen Khagendra Sharma petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) denial of his application for asylum and withholding of removal under 8 U.S.C. § 1252(b) and the Convention Against Torture (CAT), arguing that... Read More