Immigration Law

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Turing Award Laureates, Citing Trump Immigration Crackdown, Endorse Biden/Harris
Posted on 21 Sep 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cade Metz, New York Times, Sept. 19, 2020 "Two dozen award-winning computer scientists, in a rebuke of President Trump’s immigration policies, said on Friday that they were endorsing Joseph R. Biden Jr. in November’s presidential election... Read More

Military Spending Bill Provides 'Temporary Reprieve' for Some MAVNIs
Posted on 13 Dec 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

WaPo, Dec. 12, 2017 - "The defense authorization bill signed Tuesday by President Trump includes a measure to shield immigrant recruits from enlistment contract cancellations — and the specter of deportation — as they wait for drawn-out... Read More

Cal. Atty. Gen. on ICE Detainers: Bulletin
Posted on 26 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued an information bulletin to California law enforcement agencies that provides updated information on their responsibilities and potential liability for complying with Immigration and Customs Enforcement... Read More

Somali CAT Victory in Arlington Immigration Court
Posted on 28 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hassan Ahmad writes: "We would like to share a CAT victory won for a Somali national . Judge Harris of the Arlington, VA Immigration Court agreed with our argument that a young, Americanized male of Somali origin would be subjected to torture within... Read More

The Stain of Human Trafficking: California Fights Back
Posted on 19 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

""Human trafficking is the world's fastest growing criminal enterprise and is an estimated $32 billion-a-year global industry. After drug trafficking, human trafficking is the world's second most profitable criminal enterprise, a status... Read More

California Attorney General: ICE Holds ('Detainers') Not Mandatory
Posted on 5 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"California's state and local law enforcement agencies can choose whether to place immigration holds on individuals at the request of federal agents, the state's attorney general has advised. California Attorney General Kamala Harris issued... Read More