Immigration Law

Recent Posts

We Need Immigration Courts That Work
Posted on 21 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"As pressure mounts on Congress for some form of immigration legislation, a little-noticed and overworked cog in the nation’s immigration-enforcement machinery may get left by the wayside: the Justice Department’s 59 immigration courts... Read More

Benson & Wheeler: Enhancing Quality and Timeliness in Immigration Removal Adjudication
Posted on 29 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Enhancing Quality and Timeliness in Immigration Removal Adjudication , by Lenni B. Benson & Russell R. Wheeler. "This draft report was prepared for the consideration of the Administrative Conference of the United States. The views expressed are... Read More

115 Years of Solitude for Mexican Moms?
Posted on 14 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Carl Shusterman asks, "Does CSPA stand for Child Status Prevention Act?" - " Charles [Wheeler] correctly states that the number of persons who may immigrate to the U.S. under the family-based 2B category is limited to 26,266 annually... Read More

The Perils of Naturalizing: BIA Holds No Opt-Out for F-2As
Posted on 13 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"One of the more confounding – and now disappointing – aspects of the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) has been whether it offers children protection from any unintended adverse affects when their parents naturalize. After all... Read More

Updates on Waiver Adjudication from the NSC
Posted on 5 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On March 21-22, CLINIC conducted a two-day training in Omaha on recognizing grounds of inadmissibility and filing effective waivers. On the second day, officials from the Nebraska Service Center (NSC) gave a presentation on the centralized filing... Read More