Immigration Law

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Judge Orders DHS to Release Refugee Moms, Kids
Posted on 22 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Here is the full text of the Aug. 21, 2015 Order by U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee in Flores v. Lynch, Case No. CV 85-04544 DMG (Ex) C.D. Cal. Read More

CA3 Orders ICE to Find and Return Deported Mother and Daughter from Guatemala
Posted on 20 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"U.S. Court of Appeals judge has ordered* U.S. officials to intercept a mother and her 12-year-old daughter on plane Friday being deported to Guatemala and immediately return them to the United States. The 34-year-old mother, Ana, and her daughter... Read More

Vulnerable Immigrants in Deportation Proceedings Unable to Represent Themselves Must Get Counsel and a Hearing
Posted on 24 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NWIRP, Apr. 23, 2013 : "A federal district judge has ordered the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Attorney General, and the Executive Office of Immigration Review to provide legal representation to immigrant detainees with mental disabilities... Read More

Will Judge Gee's Order Cover Berks? Lawyers Are Dubious
Posted on 15 Sep 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Anthony Orozco, Reading Eagle, Sept. 15, 2015 - "While a federal judge has ordered undocumented immigrant women and children to be released from U.S. detention centers, it remains unclear what that means for the Berks County Residential Center. ... Read More

Nightmare in Arizona: Jan Brewer's Executive Order
Posted on 17 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"I t remains to be seen whether Brewer’s executive order will be politically viable. The GOP may see more Latino voters flee by the November elections, and the future of the party without support from Hispanics and minorities looks grim. Moreover... Read More

Tags: daca , mehta , brewer , license , order

SEC Issues Cease and Desist Order To EB-5 Investment Companies: Matter of Ireeco
Posted on 18 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"]T]he U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a Cease and Desist Order ( the “Order” ) against two related companies for acting as unregistered broker-dealers in connection with the sale of securities under the “EB... Read More

Federal Judge Rebukes Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Posted on 26 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A federal judge strongly rebuked Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County and one of his chief deputies on Monday, saying that they had defied and even mocked the judge’s order last year to stop singling out Latinos during routine patrols, traffic... Read More

Tags: judge , arpaio , snow , order

Philly Says 'No' to ICE Holds (Detainers)
Posted on 17 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"POLICY REGARDING U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT AGENCY DETAINER REQUESTS WHEREAS, immigrants make significant contributions to every facet of The City of Philadelphia’s economic, educational and cultural life; and WHEREAS,... Read More

Federal Judge Orders USCIS to Release Records on Access to Counsel
Posted on 1 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This week, a federal district court issued an opinion highly critical of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) handling of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request submitted by the American Immigration Council (AIC) for records... Read More

Tags: FOIA , lawsuit , order , USCIS , aic