Immigration Law

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Calif. Governor Brown Signs California DREAM Act
Posted on 10 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Taking action to expand educational opportunity to all qualified students, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Saturday signed the California Dream Act. AB 131, authored by Assemblymember Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) allows top students who are... Read More

Immigration Trends to Watch in 2013 – Part 2
Posted on 17 Jan 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" In Part 1 , I looked at the Employment Based trends to watch in 2013, including the H-1B Cap, EB-2 and EB-3 backlogs as well as the possibility of backlogs in EB-5. With the unemployment rate ticking slowly down and signs of life returning to the... Read More

A Watershed Year For Employment-Based Immigration?
Posted on 5 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"2015 could be a watershed year for immigrants, their employers and immigration attorneys, but as they say only time will tell. Successful implementation of the IAEA will require strong agency leadership, focus and perseverance in the face of political... Read More

California Bucks E-Verify Trend
Posted on 11 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Over this past weekend, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed into law Assembly Bill 1236 “the Employment Acceleration At of 2011,” which effectively nullifies the growing patchwork of E-Verify laws, requirements and ordinances... Read More

New California Statutes Affect Immigrants, Regardless of Status
Posted on 11 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Gov. Jerry Brown signed a trio of immigration-related measures Monday, including one removing the word “alien” from California’s labor code because it is seen as a disparaging term for those not born in the United States. Brown... Read More