Immigration Law

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ICE Detainee Sent to Solitary for Encouraging Protest of 'Voluntary' Low-Wage Labor
Posted on 13 Oct 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Spencer Woodman, The Intercept, Oct. 10, 2017 - "In June, officials at a privately run Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in rural Georgia sentenced an immigrant detainee to a month in solitary confinement to punish him for encouraging... Read More

Unpub. BIA Agg. Fel. Theft Victory: Matter of Stewart
Posted on 24 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In this unpublished decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) terminated proceedings upon finding that Md. Crim. Law, Code Ann. 7-104 is categorically not an aggravated felony "theft offense" because it encompasses fraudulent takings... Read More

Unpub. BIA Victory - Straight Outa Lumpkin!
Posted on 23 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Bob Beer can give you the details, but on this order , his client will be released from the Stewart, GA hellhole. Hats off to Bob! Read More

America's Toughest Immigration Court
Posted on 12 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Christie Thompson, Dec. 12, 2016 - "Stewart, and the adjoining immigration court that determines the fate of all its detainees, has the highest deportation rate in the country. That’s in part because the detainees at Stewart are among the least... Read More

Prisoners in a Ghost Town: Post Card form Lumpkin, GA
Posted on 19 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Antony Loewenstein reports on the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia: "Stewart immigration detention centre is situated on the outskirts of Lumpkin, Georgia, a ghost town seven days a week. ... A notice listed a phone number for inmates... Read More

Tags: lumpkin , stewart

Culture Shock: The Exploitation of J-1 Cultural Exchange Workers
Posted on 23 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"They come to experience all America has to offer. They hope to pay their way by working a summer job as they experience a new culture and learn English. They work in our hotels, restaurants, fast-food chains and amusement parks. They work for companies... Read More