Immigration Law

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Orlando for AILA? BIBcast!
Posted on 19 Jun 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

If you will be in Orlando today through Saturday, June 19-22, for the AILA conference, come speak into my microphone for a 60-second audio "BIBcast" I will post to this website, . You can find me by tweeting to @dkbib on Twitter... Read More

Tags: bib , orlando , kowalski , aila

Table of Contents, Sept. 15, 2018 Bender's Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 10 Sep 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

No, not the free daily blog, . I mean the bi-weekly magazine . (Subscription only; ask your LexisNexis rep for pricing, bundles.) Here's a link to a PDF of the cover and ToC of the Sept. 15, 2018 issue. Highlight: "Shaping... Read More

Editor's Corner: Thank You, Readers!
Posted on 31 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Daniel M. Kowalski, Dec. 31, 2016 - Twenty years ago, I had just moved to Seattle and was looking for work. Nadine Wettstein gave me a telephone call and offered me a job editing Bender's Immigration Bulletin . I accepted and am still in her debt... Read More

Prof. M. Isabel Medina Joins BIB Editorial Board
Posted on 15 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Bender's Immigration Bulletin (LexisNexis) is pleased to announce that Prof. M. Isabel Medina , the Ferris Family Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University College of Law, has joined the BIB Editorial Board. Loyola - "M. Isabel Medina... Read More

Alcorn on Ability to Pay
Posted on 6 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The King was not happy. He had sentenced his royal barrister, the royal alchemist, and the royal CPA to an appointment with physician Monsieur Joseph-Ignace Guillotin’s contraption for their part in the organization, financing, and collapse... Read More

Searching for that Unpub. BIA Case?
Posted on 11 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

A reader writes: "I would be very grateful if you could locate and transmit to me copies of two unreported Board cases cited at page 359 of the March 15, 2007 BIB: Matter of Mitter , A73-767-969 (BIA July 20, 2006) and Matter of Lee , A79-626... Read More

Tags: bia , bib , unpublished , ilc

BIB Editorial Board Hail and Farewell: Hake Hands Off to Schmitt
Posted on 31 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Bruce A. Hake , founding partner of Hake & Schmitt and a leading expert in J-1 exceptional hardship waiver cases and legal ethics, is rotating off the Editorial Board of Bender’s Immigration Bulletin . In his place, we are proud to announce... Read More

Calling All Authors for BIB (Bender's Immigration Bulletin)
Posted on 14 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

In our fast-paced, spin-cycle, instant news, online world, we tend to forget our print publications. But with a magazine - such as Bender's Immigration Bulletin (now also in eBook PDF format) - you can sit back with a cup of coffee or tea and really... Read More

The Perfect Storm - CIR and IOLTA
Posted on 3 Aug 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Teaser - "... I can see the potential for another “perfect storm” as it relates to immigration attorneys. This storm will be formed from the confluence of four factors: 1. IOLTA (Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts) accounting practices... Read More