Immigration Law

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Gang and Cartel Violence: A Reason To Grant Political Asylum from Mexico and Central America
Posted on 13 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"People fleeing gang violence in Mexico and Central America have been, for the most part, denied asylum in the U.S. Nonetheless, modern interpretations of refugee and international law suggest that there is more merit to these claims for asylum than... Read More

Unpub. CA3 CAT Remand; Mexico; Sinaloa Cartel; Acquiescence - Guerrero v. Atty. Gen.
Posted on 20 Oct 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Guerrero v. Atty. Gen., Oct. 18, 2016 - "The agency construed the “acquiescence” standard too narrowly. In emphasizing the Mexican government’s efforts to combat the drug cartels and root out corruption, the IJ assumed that as long... Read More