Immigration Law

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GAO: Increased Protections Needed for H-2A, H-2B Visa Workers
Posted on 8 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Why GAO Did This Study Tens of thousands of foreign nationals travel to the United States each year under the H-2A and H-2B visa programs. These programs are designed to fill a temporary need that U.S. workers are unavailable to fill. Employers... Read More

Tags: GAO , protection , H-2B , H-2A

For battered immigrant women, fear of deportation becomes abusers’ weapon
Posted on 10 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In the past decade, several new laws have allowed abused foreign-born women, including those who entered the United States illegally and those whose immigration status depends on their spouse, to obtain legal residency on their own. Lawyers... Read More

DHS to Adopt New Rules on Immigration Detention Abuse
Posted on 7 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Immigrants detained in facilities run by the Department of Homeland Security are a step closer to having similar protections from sexual abuse as inmates in the U.S. prison system. The DHS announced the new rules today for its detention facilities... Read More

Immigrant Children Need More Protection: Esther J. Cepeda
Posted on 4 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Even though our maddening and broken immigration system probably won’t be reformed for at least another few years, small pockets of common sense can be found in the midst of it all. Take a recent decision in a New York state appellate court... Read More