Immigration Law

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$143K Class Action Judgment Against N.C. Notarios
Posted on 17 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Katharine Woomer-Deters writes: " Wanted to share this judgment we got in June 2012 against a local notario for $142,655.00 on behalf of a plaintiff class of approximately 275 former customers of the notario. The judgment has not been appealed, so... Read More

ICE, Kern County Can't Escape HIV Death Claims
Posted on 18 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A federal judge partially nixed claims against Kern County over the deaths of HIV-positive prisoners who died while in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Dora Baires, the mother of Juan Carlos Baires, brought the lawsuit on behalf... Read More

No Negligence for DSO Error: Gani v. State of New York
Posted on 1 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Claimant Haluk Gani commenced this action by claim filed August 29, 2008, in which he alleges that he came to the United States to attend SUNY Maritime College ("SUNY Maritime"), but his application to obtain legal status as a student... Read More

Tags: negligence , gani , dso , suny

CA10 on INA Sec. 237(a)(2)(E)(i): Ibarra v. Holder
Posted on 2 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Elia Ibarra Rivas petitions for review of a Board of Immigration Appeals decision that found her Colorado conviction for “child abuse – negligence – no injury” to categorically constitute a “crime of child abuse, child... Read More

Georgia ACLU Files Negligence Lawsuit Against ICE
Posted on 27 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ACLU, Mar. 27, 2012 : "The ACLU Foundation of Georgia, Sutherland, and Attorney Brian Spears filed a lawsuit today in US District Court for the Middle District of Georgia on behalf of Sara Hernandez-Gonzalez, the widow of Roberto Medina-Martinez... Read More