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Daniel M. Kowalski
CA7 (Posner) on CAT, Honduras, HIV Status: Velasquez-Banegas v. Lynch

Velasquez-Banegas v. Lynch - "Suppose a person if removed to his country of origin would be sure to be persecuted unless, by living in a cave, he avoided all contact with other persons. The next step would be to rule that no one can have a real fear...

Daniel M. Kowalski
US Border Guards Refuse Entry to Potential Marchers from Canada

Amanda Erickson, Washington Post, Jan. 21, 2017 - "British national Joe Kroese and a Canadian were turned away from the same border crossing on Thursday as they traveled with two American friends. Kroese, 23, was asked by an American border agent...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Two Professors, One Immigration Law, and a Complicated Path Forward

Joanne Palmer, Jan. 19, 2017 - "Imagine a group of families, including parents and kids. You know how there’s almost always one child off in a corner, reading? Engrossed in a book? Deaf to everything else? Doesn’t come when called? Doesn’t...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Name Change: OSC Now IER

DOJ, Jan. 18, 2017 - "Please note that as of January 18, 2017, the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices has been renamed the Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER). The Immigrant and Employee Rights...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CIVIC Files Civil Rights Complaint Alleging Frequent Denial of Visits at Cal. Immigration Jail Since Election

CIVIC, Jan. 18, 2017 - "Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC) has filed a formal complaint with the Office for Civil Rights & Civil Liberties within the Department of Homeland Security on behalf of the people who...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Torture is Not Culture: DHS FGM/C Outreach Strategy (Jan. 2017)

Department of Homeland Security - Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting (FGM/C) Outreach Strategy - January 2017