Immigration Law

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Unpub. BIA on 245(k): Matter of Norra
Posted on 27 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The only issue in this appeal is whether the respondent's failed to maintain "lawful status" such that they are not eligible for adjustment of status under section 245(a) of the Act. Specifically, the record reflects that the respondents... Read More

USCIS Policy Memo: Qualifying U.S. Work Experience for Special Immigrant Religious Workers
Posted on 14 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On April 7, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, in Shalom Pentecostal Church v. Acting Secretary DHS, 783 F.3d 156 (3d Cir. 2015), found the regulatory requirements that qualifying work experience gained in the United States must... Read More

Legal Debate Prompted By Arizona Ban On Deferred Action Licenses
Posted on 20 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Under current state law, Arizona residents can present a work permit, a Social Security Number and one other form of ID to receive a state driver’s license. But the governor’s office asserts that there is a difference between the young... Read More