Immigration Law

Recent Posts

Arizona's SB 1070 Suffers Another Body Blow
Posted on 1 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A federal judge blocked police in Arizona from enforcing a section of the state's 2010 immigration enforcement law that prohibited people from blocking traffic when they seek or offer day labor services on streets. U.S. District Judge... Read More

The real ‘A Better Life’: A day laborer’s take on the Oscar-nominated film
Posted on 26 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"One of the films being considered for an Oscar in this Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony has an unlikely hero, an immigrant gardener working in Los Angeles. In “A Better Life,” Mexican actor Demián Bichir plays Carlos... Read More

Oscar nomination honors the undocumented
Posted on 26 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Chris Weitz directed the film "A Better Life" starring Demián Bichir, who is an Oscar nominee for best actor. Weitz also directed "New Moon" and "The Golden Compass." He has filmed four videos on Alabama's... Read More

Day Laborer Victory in Texas: Jornaleros v. League City
Posted on 20 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This case brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 was tried to the court on September 24-28, 2012. The parties consented to the jurisdiction of this magistrate judge for all purposes, including final judgment (Dkt. 18). At issue is League City's... Read More