Immigration Law

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LexisNexis Expert Yale-Loehr on Trump, Cruz Deportation Plans - The O'Reilly Factor
Posted on 25 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The O'Reilly Factor, Feb. 24, 2016 - "Are Donald Trump and Ted Cruz's strategies constitutional? 'The O'Reilly Factor' investigates. Stephen Yale-Loehr , John Yoo." [Cornell Law Prof. Stephen Yale-Loehr is the co-author... Read More

Cruz / Sessions Bill Would Eliminate Dual Intent for H-1Bs
Posted on 14 Dec 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Most news articles focus on the wage and OPT aspects of the "American Jobs First Act of 2015" but take a closer look : the bill also wipes out dual intent for H-1Bs ... and eliminates the Diversity Visa ("Lottery") program. Read More

BIA on Admission, Adjustment of Status, 237(a)(1)(H) - Matter of Agour
Posted on 18 May 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Official Headnote : Adjustment of status constitutes an “admission” for purposes of determining an alien’s eligibility to apply for a waiver under section 237(a)(1)(H) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1227(a)(1... Read More

CA4 on Slavery (TVPA, FLSA) - Cruz v. Maypa
Posted on 2 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Cruz alleges that she was forced to work for the defendants for wages well below the minimum from 2002 until her escape in 2008. The district court dismissed all of her claims as time-barred. We affirm the district court’s dismissal of Cruz’s... Read More

Penn. Sup. Ct. on Workers' Comp: Cruz v. Kennett Square Specialties
Posted on 23 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In this appeal, we are asked to address the proper allocation of the burden of proof as between an employer and a workers’ compensation claimant regarding the injured employee’s legal eligibility under federal immigration law to obtain... Read More

President Signs S.2195 into law: P.L. 113-100 (Visa Limitation for Certain Representatives to the U.N.)
Posted on 22 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

A bill to deny admission to the United States to any representative to the United Nations who has been found to have been engaged in espionage activities or a terrorist activity against the United States and poses a threat to United States national security... Read More

Rafael Edward 'Ted' Cruz, All-American
Posted on 11 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Canada-born U.S. Senator [Rafael Edward ] Ted Cruz has given up his citizenship from his birth country, making good on a promise from last summer. Spokeswoman Catherine Frazier said the Tea Party favourite formally gave up his citizenship May 14. He received... Read More

Cyrus D. Mehta - Sophie Cruz and Pope Francis: Shattering Myths About Immigrants
Posted on 24 Sep 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus D. Mehta on Sept. 23, 2015 - "As Pope Francis arrived in the United States on September 23, 2015 and was cheered by thousands in Washington DC, Sophie Cruz , a 5 year old US citizen whose parents are undocumented, came forward and handed him... Read More

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Ted Cruz Slow-Walks His Canuck Expat Paperwork
Posted on 7 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz vowed months ago to renounce his Canadian citizenship. It’s now 2014, and the Calgary-born Republican lawmaker is still a dual citizen. That’s confounding Canadian immigration lawyers. Renouncing Canadian citizenship... Read More