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Daniel M. Kowalski
A Look Behind the Curtain at V. Stuart Couch, the Immigration Judge at the Heart of Matter of A-B-

Bryan Johnson, Apr. 20, 2018 - FOIA results: evidence of Immigration Judge V. Stuart Couch’s shocking prejudgment of all domestic violence asylum claims "At the bottom, readers will find the all of the decisions of Immigration Judge V. Stuart...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Matter of A-B- Amicus Brief Exposes Sessions' Lawlessness

Jeffrey S. Chase, May 6, 2018 - "Briefs of the parties and amici have now been filed with the Attorney General in Matter of A-B- . Once again, a group of former immigration judges and BIA members, which this time numbered 16 (including myself) filed...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CA7 on Honduras, CAT - Perez v. Sessions (May 2, 2018)

Perez v. Sessions (May 2, 2018) - "Perez argues that the immigration service erred by failing to make factual findings about whether he would have been tortured had he not narrowly escaped the gang’s violent recruitment efforts years earlier...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CA5 on Honduras, Asylum, Persecution, Social Group - Cabrera v. Sessions (May 7, 2018)

Cabrera v. Sessions, May 7, 2018 - "In sum, we hold that the BIA erred in requiring Cabrera to prove past persecution to establish a claim based on a well-founded fear of future persecution; and, second, in recharacterizing Cabrera’s claimed...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Migratory Notes 63 (May 3, 2018)

Migratory Notes 63 (May 3, 2018) - Bail bonds dirty business; caravan at the border; do immigrants really hurt jobs?...and much, much more!

Daniel M. Kowalski
Expert: Texas DACA Challenge Could Trigger Supreme Court Review

Laurel Brubaker Calkins, Bloomberg, May 2, 2018 - "Texas’s legal bid to end the Obama-era policy that protects 700,000 undocumented young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, known as Dreamers, may set the stage for the Trump...