Immigration Law

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Visa Delays Separate Family
Posted on 30 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Getting into the country was not a problem for Davis and Jessica. As U.S. citizens, they can come and go as they please. They arrived Aug. 5, Davis said. But they had to leave Aminata, 22, behind. Davis said the couple tried to get Aminata a temporary... Read More

MATTER OF N-T- AS PROGENY OF MATTER OF A-T-: A TEACHING TOOL FOR FGM CASES
Posted on 18 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This case will make an interesting teaching example for immigration professors discussing the ramifications of the Attorney General’s precedential decision on female genital mutilation (FGM), Matter of A-T- I&N Dec. 617 (A.G. 2008... Read More

Tags: mali , bia , fgm , matter of a-t-

Unpub. BIA Victory: Mali, FGM, one-year bar
Posted on 17 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Geoffrey A. Hoffman writes: " The UH Immigration Clinic has just won an appeal from the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) involving an asylum claim which was denied previously by the Immigration Court here in Houston. The claim was filed... Read More