Immigration Law

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BIA on Cancellation, Protection Order, Conviction: Matter of Medina-Jimenez
Posted on 7 Aug 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of Medina-Jimenez, 27 I&N Dec. 399 (BIA 2018) - The categorical approach does not govern whether violating a protection order under 237(a)(2)(E)(ii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1227(a)(2)(E)(ii) (2012), renders an... Read More

BIA on Violation of Protective Order: Matter of Obshatko, 27 I&N Dec. 173 (BIA 2017)
Posted on 20 Nov 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of Obshatko, 27 I&N Dec. 173 (BIA 2017) - Whether a violation of a protection order renders an alien removable under section 237(a)(2)(E)(ii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1227(a)(2)(E)(ii) (2012), is not governed... Read More

NY Restaurant Chain Denied Immigration Docs In FLSA Suit - Law360
Posted on 8 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Law360, July 8, 2015 - " Alice's Tea Cup LLC, a Manhattan cafe chain that has been sued by workers claiming they were stiffed on overtime pay, cannot obtain discovery of information related to the workers' immigration status or tax returns... Read More

OHAHO on Discovery, Protective Orders: USA v. Durable, Inc.
Posted on 24 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Prehearing procedures are ongoing. Shortly before the close of discovery, Durable filed a motion for a protective order addressed to certain of the interrogatories and requests for production that ICE had propounded to the company. The government... Read More