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Court Blocks "Monster" Asylum Rule: Pangea v. DHS
Posted on 9 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Pangea v. DHS "Defendants the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS); Pete Gaynor, in his official capacity, if any, as Acting Secretary of DHS; Chad F. Wolf, in his official capacity, if any, as Acting Secretary of DHS; the United... Read More

Tags: cbp , wolf , eoir , USCIS , DHS , ICE , asylum

Another Court Strikes Down USCIS Fee Rule - "Wolf Acted Without Authority"
Posted on 9 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NWIRP v. USCIS "[T]he Court will GRANT Plaintiffs’ motion for a preliminary injunction. ... [and] because the Court concludes that Wolf acted without authority when he approved the Final Rule and later attempted to ratify that action and... Read More

Tags: fees , wolf , USCIS

ABIL Files Amicus Brief in ILRC v. Wolf
Posted on 9 Sep 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On Sept. 9, 2020 Angelo A. Paparelli , on behalf of ABIL , filed this amicus brief in ILRC v. Wolf. Angelo writes: "The brief attacks as unlawful under the Homeland Security Act any expenditures by USCIS from the Immigration Examinations Fee Account... Read More

Coalition Sues DHS Over USCIS Fee Rule
Posted on 21 Aug 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ILRC, Aug. 21, 2020 "The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) today announced it had joined a coalition of 8 of the nation’s leading immigrants’ rights organizations in filing a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security... Read More

Legitimacy of Wolf, Cuccinelli in Jeopardy
Posted on 14 Aug 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On Aug. 13, 2020 the feds dropped their appeal in L.M.-M. v. Cuccinelli . This means the March 1, 2020 district court ruling stands. More here . On Aug. 14, 2020 the GAO concluded : "Upon Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's resignation on April 10... Read More

Tags: wolf , Cuccinelli , USCIS , DHS