Immigration Law

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Hidden Horrors of 'Zero Tolerance' - Mass Trials and Children Taken From Their Parents
Posted on 31 May 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Debbie Nathan, The Intercept, May 29, 2018 - "FEDERAL MAGISTRATE JUDGE Ronald G. Morgan is in his 60s, with a bright-pink face and a crisp, friendly manner — though lately he has been making disconcerting little mistakes in court. He has spent... Read More

Report: No Evidence that Criminal Prosecution Deters Migration
Posted on 10 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Vera Institute of Justice, June 2018 - "The mass criminal prosecution and incarceration of people entering the country without authorization along the Southwest border has been acclaimed as a success in deterring others from making the same journey... Read More

DHS OIG Report on Streamline
Posted on 29 May 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS OIG, May 15, 2015 - Streamline: Measuring Its Effects on Illegal Border Crossing Read More

Tags: report , streamline , oig , DHS

Mission China to Streamline NIV Application Process
Posted on 26 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" As part of the U.S. Mission in China’s efforts to streamline the visa application process, the Embassy and all Consulates that issue visas are implementing a new visa appointment, fee payment and document delivery system starting on March... Read More

Tags: streamline , niv , China

OFLC Streamlines H-2A Process, Revises Form
Posted on 20 May 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, May 18, 2016 - "OFLC is pleased to announce that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved the Department's request to update the Appendix A in two ways: (1) to reflect new regulatory requirements contained in the 2015 H-2A... Read More

Give Us Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses - We Have Private Prisons to Fill
Posted on 5 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Traditionally, the Bureau of Prisons has run its own facilities, but if you’re a low-security immigrant you’re almost certainly going to do time in one of 13 privately operated prisons. Just three for-profit companies—Corrections... Read More

Operation Streamline Watch
Posted on 2 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Bookmark and check in often at this informative website created by Bob Libal in the Austin, Texas field office of Grassroots Leadership. Read More

170 Groups Tell DOJ To End Criminal Prosecution of Refugees at Border - Law360
Posted on 31 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Law360, July 30, 2015 - "More than 170 civil rights, human rights and faith-based groups urged the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday to stop criminally prosecuting immigrants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border seeking asylum, saying the prosecutions... Read More