Immigration Law

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H-1B FOIA Fight Nets $150K Settlement From USCIS: Rubman v. USCIS
Posted on 27 May 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Rubman v. USCIS, May 25, 2016, Joint Stipulation of Dismissal -"1. Defendants agree to continue processing their response to Mr. Rubman’s May 10, 2012, FOIA request, which is assigned USCIS case number COW2012000535, in good faith and in accordance... Read More

CA3 on Religious Worker Visa Regulation: Shalom Pentecostal Church v. DHS
Posted on 9 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Third Circuit on Tuesday upheld a New Jersey federal judge's order striking down a regulation by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service requiring religious worker visa applicants to be performing such work only while legally authorized... Read More

Special Immigrant Religious Worker Regs Ultra Vires: Passionists & Ocampo v. Johnson
Posted on 7 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The precise question presented in this case is whether the statute that Congress enacted, which defines the class of immigrants who are eligible for a special immigrant religious worker visa, excludes individuals seeking to qualify based on work... Read More

AAO Hardship Waiver Victory: India
Posted on 3 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Scott D. Pollock writes: "Here is a nice decision we got from the AAO that overturns a previous denial of an I-601 for both 212(a)(9)(B) and 212(i) waivers. The qualifying relative U.S. citizen husband is an entrepreneur who is engaged in expanding... Read More