I-601 denied by Chicago; granted by AAO on Apr. 24, 2007. Hats off to Scott Pollock. AAO grants Unlawful Presence Waiver 4-24-07.pdf
Use the search or find function in your browser or Adobe to spot items affecting aliens. Federal Register, Apr. 30, 2007. ua070413dol.pdf
"Substantial evidence does not support the BIA's determination that Paltseva and Volkanov did not experience past persecution. The harms Paltseva and her
son experienced are virtually identical to those suffered by the alien and his son in In...
Hyung Joon Kim, of Demore v. Kim, 538 U.S. 510 (2003), is still here, still fighting. People v. Kim, Apr. 25, 2007. Kim coram 4-25-07.pdf
Use the search or find function in your browser or Adobe to spot items affecting aliens. Federal Register, Apr. 30, 2007. ua070414dos.pdf
Use the search or find function in your browser or Adobe to spot items affecting aliens. Federal Register, Apr. 30, 2007. ua070412doj.pdf
Use the search or find function in your browser or Adobe to spot items affecting aliens. Federal Register, Apr. 30, 2007. ua070409dhs.pdf
Matter of Freitag, A78-388-326 - Buffalo, Apr. 4, 2007. Theft in Canada not CIMT where record of conviction does not specify permanent taking; alien therefore able to adjust. Hats off to Bob Kolken. Freitag AAOu 4-4-07.pdf
19,172 as of 4/25/2007. USCIS website. http://tinyurl.com/y9s9re
"WASHINGTON, DC ? The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) is concerned a new government initiative to amend special immigrant and nonimmigrant religious worker visa regulations may overly burden applicants and create additional backlogs...
"The purpose of this conference is to assess the provisions of pending immigration reform proposals, the roles of legal and unauthorized farm workers in US agriculture and of MSFW programs in integrating migrants and their children, and the implications...
AN ANALYSIS OF ASYLUM CREDIBILITY
DECISIONS OF THE SECOND, THIRD, AND
NINTH CIRCUITS FILED IN 2006; A COMPARISON OF THE CREDIBILITY
DECISIONAL LAW AMONG THE U.S. COURTS OF APPEALS. By STEPHEN W MANNING,
JENNIFER M ROTMAN, and JESSICA M BOELL for AILA...
"[T]he USCIS Ciudad Juarez Office, in conjunction with the US State Department [has] implemented a new pilot program to provide same day adjudication of many I-601 Waivers of Excludability." USCIS memo, Apr. 3, 2007. pilot 601 4-3-07.pdf
Apr. 26, 2007 press release from Surviving Spouses Against Deportation, www.ssad.org. http://www.ssad.org/images/ssadPRESS.PDF
Arias v. ICE, Apr. 19, 2007. [Large file, wait for download.] crosscheck1.pdf
CRS Report for Congress: Immigration of Foreign Workers: Labor Market Tests and Protections; April 24, 2007. CRS labor protections 4-24-07 RL33977.pdf
Matter of Y-L-, 24 I&N Dec. 151 (BIA 2007) I. D. #3563, Apr. 25, 2007: (1) In determining that an application for asylum is frivolous, the Immigration Judge must address the question of frivolousness separately and make specific findings that the...
NYSDA Immigrant Defense Project, link to links. http://www.nysda.org/idp/webPages/drugLitigationInit.htm
PRACTICE ADVISORY: REMOVAL DEFENSE OF IMMIGRANTS IN DRUG POSSESSION CASES?
THE IMPACT OF LOPEZ V. GONZALES, April 12, 2007. http://www.nysda.org/idp/docs/07_PostLopezAdvisoryforRemovalDefense41207.pdf
"Respondent argues that he is not removable under INA § 237(a)(2)(A)(ii) because his Colorado conviction for Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft in the Second Degree is not a crime involving moral turpitude. Respondent also argues that he is not removable...
"Grants may range in size from $35,000 to $100,000. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to educate workers, employers and/or the general public about the anti-discrimination provision of the INA." USDOJ, Apr. 17, 2007. http://www.ojp.usdoj...
18,649 as of 4/21/2007. USCIS website. http://tinyurl.com/y9s9re
Matter of Tobar-Lobo, Int. Dec. #3562, 24 I&N Dec. 143 (BIA 2007), Apr. 23, 2007: "Willful failure to register by a sex offender who has been previously apprised of the
obligation to register, in violation of section 290(g)(1) of the California...
House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law Hearing on: Proposals for Improving the Electronic Employment Verification and Worksite Enforcement System. http://judiciary.house...
"We hold that where Petitioner was ordered
excluded, reentered, married a United States citizen, and sought and was granted
an adjustment of status prior to the effective date of IIRIRA, DHS may not
retroactively apply § 241(a)(5) to reinstate...