Immigration Law

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Angelo Paparelli on SSA No-Match
Posted on 16 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo Paparelli, May 16, 2019 Immigration Haunting: Social Security Administration Resumes Issuing No-Match Notices " Seyfarth Synopsis: The Social Security Administration has once again resumed issuing No-Match notices to employers. The notices... Read More

Angelo A. Paparelli on Immigration Litigation: "Sue the Miscreants!"
Posted on 6 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, Mar. 4, 2019 "Much digital ink has already been spilled reporting on the phantom tide of undocumented migrants supposedly breaching our Southern border. This article will address a different, but very-real immigration flood... Read More

What Disclaimer? ~ USCIS Ignores Labor Department Warning That the Occupational Outlook Handbook Never Be Used for Legal Purposes
Posted on 18 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli and Gabriel Mozes, Oct. 18, 2018 - " [Blogger’s Note: Today’s post originates from a discovery – a gem hidden in plain sight – first brought to my attention by Gabe Mozes , my immigration partner at Seyfarth... Read More

Angelo A. Paparelli: The Long-Lived ‘Con Job’ – Structural Injustice in the Immigration ‘Courts’
Posted on 1 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo Paparelli, Sept. 30, 2018 - "Last week, President Trump held an 81-minute press conference . He traversed wide-ranging territory, including his notions of procedural due process. Discussing the importance of fundamental fairness when trying... Read More

Angelo Paparelli: Where is USCIS Director Cissna?
Posted on 7 Sep 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, Sept. 5, 2018 - "As hard to spot as a well-camouflaged Waldo or surreptitious Carmen San Diego, Francis Cissna, Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), is almost nowhere to be found. The exception –... Read More

Angelo A. Paparelli on FDNS, California and Immigration Enforcement
Posted on 7 Aug 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, Aug. 7, 2018 - California Can Revive the Immigrant Worker Protection Act by Challenging the Authority of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ “FDNS” Enforcement Officers "The State of California won... Read More

Tags: paparelli , fdns , Fraud , USCIS

Angelo Paparelli on the Short-Term Impact of the Election on Business and Employment-Based Immigration
Posted on 17 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo Paparelli writes : "The unforeseen victory of Donald Trump and the continued GOP control of both houses have caught many by surprise. Since control of illegal immigration served as a foundation stone of the incoming president’s campaign... Read More

Eyes off the Prize: White House Oblivious to Immigration Bureaucrats’ Running out the Clock - Angelo A. Paparelli
Posted on 8 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli writes - "Two hundred days ago President Obama stoked the hopes of immigration advocates with his announcement of wide-ranging executive actions to try — as far as his authority would carry him — to change America’s... Read More

The Immigration Year in Review: The 2014 IMMI Awards
Posted on 1 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"With slightly less giddy anticipation than the annual fan frenzy evoked by the Academy Awards, the nation awaits another hotly competitive yearly awards ceremony. Yes, Nation of Immigrators, it’s time to announce the 2014 winners and losers... Read More

ABIL, Paparelli Comment on DOJ Proposed Rule
Posted on 14 Oct 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo Paparelli, Oct. 14, 2016 - "Today is the last day to submit comments to the Justice Department on its proposed rule which would modify its immigration-related antidiscrimination regulations, which are enforced by the Office of Special Counsel... Read More

Angelo A. Paparelli on Entrepreneurs, Parole, Babies and Bathwater
Posted on 14 Aug 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, Aug. 14, 2017 - "The pattern by now is all too familiar. With the Trump Administration fully ensconced, the rollback of President Obama’s eight-year legacy continues. This time it involves the International Entrepreneur... Read More

Angelo A. Paparelli - USCIS Policy Reversal Creates De Facto Travel Ban
Posted on 29 Aug 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, Aug. 28, 2017 - "Deciphering the workings of the bureaucratic mind is never easy. What seems settled practice is often anything but. Abrupt abandonment of longstanding policy can happen in a nanosecond — many times with... Read More

Follow the jobs: Is USCIS fumbling the EB-5 visa ball?
Posted on 24 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"USCIS’ efforts to regulate “excess demand” in the EB-5 program is gross government interference by web fiat. No entrepreneur sets out to develop anything if she believes that there will be insufficient demand for the contemplated... Read More

Stop the Immigration Profiling
Posted on 5 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The President should declare that -- unless affirmatively mandated by law -- the federal immigration agencies shall: Judge people seeking immigration benefits or relief from removal as individuals, based on the merit or demerit of their... Read More

'Bibles, Badges and Business' Converge for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Posted on 10 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" The "phantasmagoric politics" of Washington DC often produce hallucinatory effects : [A]lmost every time I travel there . . . something comes over me. Inside the Beltway, talk can give off the illusion of action. The mouthing of words... Read More

Tags: paparelli , reform , cir