Immigration Law

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CA7 on FOIA, H-1B Stats: Rubman v. USCIS
Posted on 1 Sep 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"H-1B visas allow U.S. companies to hire noncitizen workers with specialized skills. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“CIS”), an agency within the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”), is responsible... Read More

EOIR Releases FY2013 Statistics
Posted on 16 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced that it has released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Statistics Yearbook . As announced on its website on October 1, 2013, EOIR has been working to enhance its external data reporting... Read More

Latest USCIS Asylum Office Stats (Posted 2/4/16)
Posted on 12 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Feb. 4, 2016 - Statistical Documents Asylum Office Workload - October 2015 (PDF) Asylum Office Workload - November 2015 (PDF) Asylum Office Workload - December 2015 (PDF) NACARA Cumulative Report June 1999 - October 2015 (PDF) NACARA... Read More

DACA Stats as of Nov. 15, 2012
Posted on 18 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Data represents period August 15 - November 15, 2012 - USCIS, Nov. 15, 2012 . Read More

Tags: daca , statistics

Links to Stats from Asylum Division Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting
Posted on 11 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Asylum Division Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invited you to participate in a quarterly stakeholder engagement in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2014, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. (EST) to provide... Read More

TRAC Updates Prosecutorial Discretion Stats
Posted on 15 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"During the first quarter of FY 2014, seven percent of all Immigration Court cases were closed due to the exercise of prosecutorial discretion (PD), according to the latest case-by-case records (through December 2013) obtained and analyzed by the... Read More

Stats, Docs from Feb. 7, 2017 USCIS Asylum Division Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting (UPDATED Mar. 6, 2017)
Posted on 8 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Stats, Docs from Feb. 7, 2017 USCIS Asylum Division Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting - Questions and Answers (PDF, 256 KB) Statistical Documents Affirmative Asylum Statistics - October 2016 (PDF, 59 KB) Affirmative Asylum Statistics - November 2016... Read More

OFLC Performance Data, Statistics, Disclosure Data
Posted on 27 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In line with the Department's commitment to the Open Government initiative and specific regulatory disclosure requirements, this page includes program information organized in three main categories: 1. OFLC's annual reports, providing a... Read More

Stats and Guidance from Jan. 2014 Asylum Stakeholder Meeting
Posted on 12 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Links to statistics and guidance provided at the USCIS Asylum Division quarterly stakeholder meeting, January 28, 2014. - USCIS, Feb. 10, 2014 . Statistics Guidance Afghanistan, Libya, Iraq Receipts - Asylum Applications Filed FY... Read More

Latest OFLC Statistics
Posted on 27 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOL, Sept. 26, 2012 : " FY 2012 Selected Statistics by Program. The Office of Foreign Labor Certification has posted updated program factsheets containing the FY 2012 selected statistics for the: Permanent Labor Certification Program ... Read More

Updated DACA Data
Posted on 14 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - Data represents period August 15 - December 13, 2012 Read More

Tags: daca , statistics

Report of the Visa Office 2013
Posted on 18 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Report of the Visa Office 2013 Fiscal Year 2013 data is preliminary and is subject to change. Any changes would not be statistically significant. Statistical Tables Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visas Issued at Foreign Service Posts... Read More

Green Card Holders and Legal Immigration to the United States
Posted on 18 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Much of the discussion surrounding immigration and immigrants these days is focused on the negative: the issue of illegal immigration with roughly 11 million unauthorized immigrants residing across the nation, problems surrounding the immigrant... Read More

Fresh DHS Immigration Statistics
Posted on 9 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Yearbook of Immigration Statistics: 2011 U.S. Legal Permanent Residents: 2011 Read More

Immigration's Private Parts, Modestly - Yet Shockingly - Exposed
Posted on 15 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"With more than three decades of experience under my belt, I like to fancy myself an expert in immigration. Yet however much I think I understand the subject, new things surface that blow my mind and puncture my inflated sense of self. I have... Read More