Immigration Law

Recent Posts

Immigration Law - Moving away from Individual Rights
Posted on 18 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Jennifer Oltarsh, an immigration lawyer practicing in Manhattan, writes about how the tendency of Congress and the Obama Administration to require the incarceration of low-level immigration law violators without providing individualized determinations... Read More

Rights and Protections for Foreign-Citizen Fiancé(e)s and Spouses of U.S. Citizens and Spouses of Lawful Permanent Residents
Posted on 17 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"If you are immigrating to the United States to live permanently, following U.S. immigration laws, we welcome you. We understand you may not be familiar with laws in this country. We want you to know, under all circumstances, domestic violence, sexual... Read More

U.S. Immigration Detention System Falls Far Short of Human Rights Standards, Should be Reformed
Posted on 18 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On June 21, 2012 the newly appointed Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants Francoise Crépeau will present his first report to the Human Rights Council. The report focuses on the detention of migrants and alternatives to detention... Read More

Activist’s Smartphone App Gives Advice on Deportation Laws
Posted on 21 Jan 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

A Utah-based immigration activist launched a Spanish-language smartphone application Friday designed to assist those facing detention and deportation proceedings for being in the country illegally. Deyvid Morales, a 21-year-old undocumented immigrant... Read More

Immigration Reform and Workers’ Rights
Posted on 24 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[I]n all the talk of providing a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented workers while tightening border security, one important issue has, so far, received only passing mention: stronger protections for immigrant workers against exploitation... Read More

Out of Sight, Immigration Detainees Struggle to be Heard
Posted on 11 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"With constitutional rights lacking, even for those with no record of crime, immigrants languish, pawns in a burgeoning law enforcement system that is defined by secrecy." - Boston Globe, Dec. 9, 2012 . Read More