Immigration Law

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Robert A. Mautino, 1937-2020
Posted on 29 Jun 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Another giant in our professional forest has fallen. Among other things, Bob will be remembered for his mastery of the laws of citizenship by acquisition. Here is a link to a 2010 interview with Bob, and here is a link to a biography by his family.... Read More

BIBcast with Kathrin S. Mautino!
Posted on 21 Jun 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

San Diego superstar Kathrin S. Mautino discovers hidden gems among "old" BIA cases that can help you solve today's knotty litigation problems. Listen to the audio here . Read More

A Citizenship Expert Writes to President Trump
Posted on 30 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

In the wake of President Trump's statement that he believes he can end 14th amendment birthright citizenship via Executive Order, citizenship expert attorney Kathrin S. Mautino wrote this letter to the President. [Note also this 2006 article on... Read More

South Texas man wonders if he’s a citizen after Supreme Court ruling
Posted on 20 Jul 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jason Buch, San Antonio Express-News, July 20, 2017 - "The Supreme Court has left Leonardo Villegas’ citizenship in limbo. Things might be different if his mother had been born in Texas, like his father, but she was born and gave birth to... Read More

Complicated Western Hemisphere / 245(i) Victory: Angeles v. Johnson
Posted on 6 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Kathrin S. Mautino reports: "I just won a cross summary judgment motion for a case involving Western Hemisphere, 245(i) and the Widows and Survivor's Benefit Act (INA 204(l)). The Silva and Zambrano cases were large factors in the case."... Read More