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Daniel M. Kowalski
Groundbreaking report finds significant problems with U.S. treatment of immigrant families in detention

"Washington, DC, Feb. 22, 2007: Refugee advocates found prison-like conditions at the Department of Homeland Security?s (DHS) facilities that house immigrant families, including asylum seekers, who are in immigration proceedings. The Women?s Commission...

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Detention Facility for Immigrants Criticized

"TAYLOR, Tex. - The day Mustafa Elmi turned 3 years old he had to report to his cell three times for headcount. To be able to get one hour of recreation inside a concrete compound sealed off by metal gates and razor wire he had to pin his picture...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
ICE Memo on VAWA 2005

Jan. 22, 2007. Torres ICE VAWA 2005 1-22-07.pdf

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Fourth Circuit Vacates Perez-Vargas

"Minor Humberto Perez-Vargas petitions for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") holding that an immigration judge ("IJ") lacks jurisdiction to determine whether an approved visa petition remains valid...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
ICE Indicts Executives For Harboring

"GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - United States Attorney Margaret M. Chiara, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Assistant Secretary Julie L. Myers, and Acting Chief of the Criminal Investigation Division for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) John...

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DHS Announces Proposed Passport Flexibility for U.S. and Canadian Children at Land and Sea Borders

"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today its intent to propose, as part of the forthcoming Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), significant flexibility regarding travel documents required...

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