Immigration Law

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More Immigration Lowers Inflation: Study
Posted on 14 Jul 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The Link Between Consumer Prices, Labor Costs, and Immigration in the U.S. Sean Maddan, Texas A&M International University, Claudia San Miguel, Texas A&M International University, Marcus A. Ynalvez, Texas A&M International University, July... Read More

Linda Chavez: More Immigration, Less Inflation
Posted on 15 Apr 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Linda Chavez, Apr. 14, 2022 "... [A]dmitting asylees and giving them work authorizations, as well as allowing in more Ukrainian and Afghan refugees, could alleviate some of the country’s labor shortage. The Department of Labor reported last... Read More

Advance Copy of DHS Final Rule: Inflation Adjustments for Immigration Civil Money Penalties
Posted on 30 Mar 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 04/02/2018 - "In this final rule, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) is making the 2018 annual inflation adjustment to its civil monetary penalties." Read More

DOJ Civil Money Penalties Inflation Adjustment
Posted on 27 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 19 / Monday, January 29, 2018 - "The Department of Justice is adjusting for inflation the civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by components of the Department, in accordance with the provisions of the Bipartisan... Read More

DHS Civil Money Penalties Adjusted for Inflation
Posted on 2 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 63 / Monday, April 2, 2018 - "In this final rule, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) is making the 2018 annual inflation adjustment to its civil monetary penalties. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation... Read More

DOJ Final Rule: Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustment
Posted on 2 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This rule amends the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations to adjust for inflation certain civil monetary penalties assessed under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The adjusted penalties are calculated according to a statutory... Read More

H-2B Civil Penalties Adjusted for Inflation - DHS, DOL
Posted on 1 Jul 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 127 / Friday, July 1, 2016 - "The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) (collectively, ‘‘the Departments’’) are jointly issuing this interim final... Read More

IRCA Penalties Bumped Up for Inflation (IFR)
Posted on 30 Jun 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 126 / Thursday, June 30, 2016 - "In accordance with the provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, the Department of Justice is adjusting for inflation civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by components... Read More