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Daniel M. Kowalski
VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2007

"This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during March." DOS, Feb. 13, 2007. http://travel.state.gov/visa/frvi/bulletin/bulletin_3143.html

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Guatemalan Stripped of Life Savings

Order in U.S. v. $59,000. [See related editorial, "Dishwasher gets cleaned," in Outside News, column left.] U.S. v. 59K.pdf

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Second Circuit on Motions to Reopen-February 13, 2007

Here, the BIA abused its discretion in denying Rrapo's motion to reconsider because it failed to give a rational explanation for its decision - providing, instead, only "summary" and "conclusory statements" of the type that this...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Eighth Circuit on Motions to Reopen

"While we appreciate that DHS's workload compels the judicious use of its limited investigative resources, this fact cannot excuse the agency from complying with the regulatory requirements for motions to reopen." [IJ, BIA violated regs...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
AAO 212(e) Victory

AAO recognizes that only exceptional - not extreme - hardship ("a lesser standard") is required. Feb. 6, 2007. Hats off to Bruce Hake. AAO 2-6-07 Hake 212(e).pdf

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Editor's Corner: Searching For the Right Model

"A big part of the problem with our immigration law and policy is that we use the wrong model." searching 2-13-07.pdf

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