Immigration Law

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Flatlining Care: Why Immigrants Are Crucial to Bolstering Our Health Care Workforce (Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing)
Posted on 14 Sep 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety, Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Testimony of Sarah K. Peterson : "... While this hearing is before the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety... Read More

Cornell Project Helps Refugees Claim Health Care Rights
Posted on 29 Mar 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jackie Swift, Cornell Chronicle, Mar. 29, 2022 "A Cornell collaboration crossing medicine, law, technology and communication is aiming to encourage the use of health care benefits by refugees in the United States – who often suffer poor health... Read More

EAD Expedite for Health Care Workers
Posted on 28 Dec 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Dec. 28, 2021 - "If you are a healthcare worker Who has a pending Employment Authorization Document (EAD) renewal application (Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization); and Whose EAD is expiring within 30 days or less... Read More

Analysis of Trump's Visa Proclamation
Posted on 7 Oct 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Stuart Anderson, Forbes, Oct. 7, 2019 "On Friday, October 4, 2019, Donald Trump issued a far-reaching presidential proclamation that would bar new immigrants from entering the United States without health insurance. To better understand this new... Read More

Expert Weighs In on Trump's Visa Proclamation
Posted on 7 Oct 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr in the New York Times : "Thousands of people annually would be denied green cards if the [proclamation] takes effect, said Steve Yale-Loehr, an immigration scholar at Cornell Law School . “President Trump has failed... Read More

Presidential Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Will Financially Burden the United States Healthcare System
Posted on 7 Oct 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Oct. 4, 2019 Presidential Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Will Financially Burden the United States Healthcare System Read More

Colorado Policy Letter, Refugees, Health Care (Sept. 13, 2016)
Posted on 16 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Colo. Dept. of Health Care Financing & Policy, Sept. 13, 2016 - "The purpose of this agency letter is to advise eligibility sites on a change in policy determining eligibility for Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program), and Child... Read More

News Excerpts From the July 1, 2016, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 25 Jun 2016 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Colorado Repeals Employment Verification Requirement | On June 8, 2016, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill (House Bill 16-1114) repealing a state requirement that employers maintain a separate affirmation form and retain copies of documents... Read More

Healthcare options for undocumented immigrants
Posted on 28 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Undocumented immigrants have limited access to health insurance, a fact the Affordable Care Act does little to change. But there are some options." - Lisa Zamosky, Apr. 27, 2014 . Read More

Immigration Plan Won't Include Health Care Benefits
Posted on 19 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Stephen W. Yale-Loehr , who teaches immigration law at Cornell, said he believed the president had the legal authority to decide whether the immigrants included in his executive actions qualified for federal health benefits. “Just as the... Read More