Immigration Law

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CA3 Agrees With CA7, Strikes Down K-4 Visa Reg: Cen v. Atty. Gen.
Posted on 7 Jun 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cen v. Atty. Gen., June 6, 2016 - "The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) allows a child under the age of twenty-one whose alien parent has married a U.S. citizen abroad to obtain a temporary “K-4” visa to accompany her parent to the... Read More

CA6 on Changed Conditions, Jurisdiction, Zimbabwe: Mandebvu v. Holder
Posted on 19 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"For more than two decades, Robert Mugabe has exercised power as the repressive head of state of Zimbabwe. Although he has permitted official national elections in recent years, Mugabe’s Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (“ZANU... Read More

CA8 on Evidence, Due Process: Patel v. Sessions
Posted on 23 Aug 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Patel v. Sessions, Aug. 22, 2017 - "We conclude that the BIA erred in affirming the IJ’s admission of Nilesh’s affidavit and the USCIS report without granting Patel’s request for a subpoena or otherwise providing Patel the opportunity... Read More

CA7 (Posner) on Padilla, Crimmigration: DeBartolo v. USA
Posted on 29 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Renato DeBartolo, 48 years old, immigrated to the United States with his family at the age of one, but unlike most of his family never got around to applying for U.S. citizenship. He is married to an American citizen, however, and his seven or ten... Read More