Immigration Law

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AILA Files CA9 Amicus Brief in Consular Non-Reviewability Case
Posted on 15 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This brief presents a collection of case examples that AILA has compiled from attorneys whose clients have been denied visas based on decisions untethered to facially legitimate or bona fide reasons. Through these stories, AILA seeks to illustrate... Read More

CA9 on Visa Denials: Cardenas v. U.S.
Posted on 21 Jun 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cardenas v. U.S., June 21, 2016 - "A consular officer denied the visa application of Rolando Mora-Huerta, a Mexican national, on the ground that he was a “gang associate” who intended to enter the United States to engage in unlawful conduct... Read More

Law Profs Weigh In on Consular Non-Reviewability Lawsuit: Cardenas v. USA
Posted on 5 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This brief is submitted to help the court understand the origins, nature, and limits of the so-called doctrine of consular non-reviewability. ... The doctrine of consular non-reviewability has never had a cogent justification. To the contrary, Supreme... Read More