Immigration Law

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House Hearing on Immigrant Physicians (Feb. 15, 2022)
Posted on 15 Feb 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

House Judiciary Committee, Immigration & Citizenship Subcommittee Is There a Doctor in the House? The Role of Immigrant Physicians in the U.S. Healthcare System Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 02:00pm Eastern Location: Zoom Video... Read More

The Power and Potential of High Skilled Immigration
Posted on 17 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Now more than ever, we need an honest conversation about reforms that can improve and strengthen the admission of these immigrants into our labor force. But to do that, we must move the current immigration debate beyond the stereotypes, myths, and... Read More

Notice of Proposed Settlement & Hearing in 'Reasonable Fear Determination' Class Action: Alfaro Garcia v. Johnson
Posted on 27 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NOTICE OF PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AND HEARING IN CLASS ACTION INVOLVING DETAINED NON-CITIZENS WHO ARE AWAITING A “REASONABLE FEAR DETERMINATION” ALFARO GARCIA, ET AL. V. JOHNSON, ET AL., Case No. 4:14-cv-01775-YGR IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT... Read More

Texas, Feds Move to Cancel Aug. 19th Contempt Hearing in Brownsville: Texas v. USA
Posted on 1 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On July 31, 2015 the parties in Texas v. USA (S.D. TX, Brownsville Div., No. 1:14-cv-00254) filed a joint status report and motion , stating, "the Court should cancel the currently scheduled August 19 hearing. In the alternative, the Court should... Read More

James C. Ho on Birthright Citizenship: Defining 'American'
Posted on 29 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Constitutional litigator and scholar James C. Ho is a partner in the Dallas office of Gibson Dunn. In 2006 he wrote an article on birthright citizenship entitled Defining American: Birthright Citizenship and the Original Understanding of the 14th Amendment... Read More

Senate Hearing Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - The 2014 Humanitarian Crisis at Our Border: A Review of the Government's Response to Unaccompanied Minors One Year Later
Posted on 6 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The 2014 Humanitarian Crisis at Our Border: A Review of the Government's Response to Unaccompanied Minors One Year Later Full Committee Hearing July 07, 2015 10:00AM Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building Witnesses Juan P. Osuna Director... Read More

Senate Hearing on Child Migrant Crisis
Posted on 28 Jan 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Live now on YouTube here . Subcommittee website here . Adequacy of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Efforts to Protect Unaccompanied Alien Children From Human Trafficking Member Statements Senator Rob Portman R (OH... Read More

NIJC, KIND and AILA Provide Statements for House Border Hearing
Posted on 3 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

At 9:00 a.m. Eastern on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security will hold a hearing entitled, "ANOTHER SURGE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS ALONG THE SOUTHWEST BORDER: IS THIS THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION’S... Read More

Immigration Jail Is No Holiday
Posted on 28 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The flippant title of the hearing ["Holiday on ICE"] shows a blatant disregard for the more than 110 people who have died in immigration custody since 2003. One of them was my uncle Joseph, an 81-year-old throat cancer survivor who... Read More

Safe Passage Project: House Testimony on Unaccompanied Minors
Posted on 26 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Statement to the House Judiciary Committee June 25, 2014 Children Fleeing Violence from Central America, In This Humanitarian Crisis, Have Legal Rights and Claims to Protection Under U.S. Humanitarian Laws "These young people have a right to... Read More

Full Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on S. 744 on Monday, Apr. 22, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern
Posted on 22 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, S.744 Senate Judiciary Committee Full Committee DATE: April 22, 2013 TIME: 10:00 AM ROOM: Hart 216 Read More

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House Judiciary Committee to Hold First Hearing on Immigration Tomorrow (Webcast Live)
Posted on 4 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Tomorrow [Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013] at 10:15 a.m., the House Judiciary Committee will hold a full Committee hearing on “America’s Immigration System: Opportunities for Legal Immigration and Enforcement of Laws against Illegal Immigration... Read More

Links to Witness Testimony for Today's Senate Hearing on Border Crisis
Posted on 9 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Challenges at the Border: Examining the Causes, Consequences, and Responses to the Rise in Apprehensions at the Southern Border July 09, 2014 10:00AM Witnesses The Honorable W. Craig Fugate Administrator, Federal Emergency Management... Read More

House Hearing Live Now: Enhancing American Competitiveness through Skilled Immigration
Posted on 5 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hearing on Enhancing American Competitiveness through Skilled Immigration Tuesday 3/5/2013 - 10:00 a.m. 2141 Rayburn House Office Building Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security Witness List Mr. Bruce A. Morrison... Read More