Immigration Law

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Federal Court Crushes Xenophobic and Discriminatory Pentagon Policy Against Naturalized MAVNI Citizen Soldiers: Tiwari v. Shanahan
Posted on 2 Feb 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Richard Gonzales, NPR, Feb. 2, 2019 "A federal judge in Seattle has ordered the Defense Department to stop discriminating against naturalized citizens who volunteered to serve in the U.S. Army under a program to attract certain immigrants with... Read More

MAVNI Security Clearance Victory in Seattle - Tiwari v. Mattis
Posted on 12 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Tiwari v. Mattis, Apr. 11, 2018 - "THIS MATTER comes before the Court on Plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary injunction, docket no. 78 (the “Motion”). The Motion presents the following question: Should the Department of Defense ... Read More

Tiwari v. Mattis Update (May 19, 2017)
Posted on 20 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

New pleadings filed in Tiwari v. Mattis on May 18-19, 2017 here . Hats off to Margaret Stock , Neil O'Donnell and Joe Shaeffer . Read More

Tags: mattis , mavni , tiwari

American Soldiers Sue DoD Over MAVNI SNAFU - Tiwari v. Mattis
Posted on 17 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Tiwari et al. v. Mattis, No. 17-CV-242, W.D. Wa., Feb. 16, 2017 - "This action challenges unconstitutional national origin discrimination imposed by Department of Defense (DoD) guidance memoranda that summarily deny Plaintiffs -- who are all naturalized... Read More

Tags: mattis , mavni , tiwari