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Daniel M. Kowalski
Bender Podcast: Nevada State Sen. Yvanna Cancela on Civic Engagement

New Orleans, June 22, 2017 - Nevada State Sen. Yvanna Cancela gave an inspiring Keynote Speech at the opening of the 2017 AILA Annual Conference. I caught up with her to record this podcast .

Daniel M. Kowalski
CA2 on Retroactivity: Centurion v. Sessions

Centurion v. Sessions, June 21, 2017 - "Petitioner Charles William Centurion, a lawful permanent resident of the United States, was placed in removal proceedings after a brief 2007 trip to the Dominican Republic because of a drug offense he committed...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Supreme Court on Naturalization: Maslenjak v. U.S.

Maslenjak v. U.S., June 22, 2017 - "A federal statute, 18 U. S. C. §1425(a), makes it a crime to “knowingly procure[], contrary to law, the naturalization of any person.” And when someone is convicted under §1425(a) of unlawfully...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CA2 on AggFel, Categorical Approach: Harbin v. Sessions

Harbin v. Sessions, June 21, 2017 - "We hold that N.Y. Penal Law § 220.31 defines a single crime and is therefore an “indivisible” statute. Accordingly, the agency should have applied the so‐called “categorical approach,”...

Daniel M. Kowalski
NC Woman’s Deportation Order a ‘Symbol of Everything Wrong With the Immigration System’

Tina Vasquez, Rewire, June 21, 2017 - "For the past eight years, Minerva Cisneros Garcia has checked in regularly with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. But on April 23 everything changed for the mother of four children, who is being forced to...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Despite Political Resistance, Use of Temporary Worker Visas Rises as U.S. Labor Market Tightens

Muzaffar Chishti and Jessica Bolter, MPI, June 20, 2017 - "With laid-off workers by his side at campaign rallies, Donald Trump pledged to preserve “U.S. jobs for U.S. workers.” True to that promise, since assuming office, President Trump...