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Daniel M. Kowalski
Health, Safety Violations at ICE Detention Centers

"Authorities failed to maintain adequate health and safety standards for some of the suspected illegal immigrants housed at five detention centers, according to an audit report by the Homeland Security department's inspector general. The report...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Consular Notification for Aliens Detained Prior to an Order of Removal: ICE Final Rule

"This final rule amends the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations governing the detention of aliens prior to an order of removal. The rule updates the list of countries in 8 CFR 236.1(e), which, based on existing treaties, requires immediate...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
IIRAIRA, REAL ID Trump NEPA

"In summary, the intent of Congress' Waiver Legislation is clear: expedite completion of the particular 14-mile Triple Fence along the U.S.-Mexico Border in the San Diego area. The means and limitations to facilitate that result are augmentation...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Supreme Court: Gonzales v. Duenas-Alvarez

"Immigration law provides for removal from the United States of an alien convicted of ?a theft offense (including receipt of stolen property) . . . for which the term of im-prisonment [is] at least one year.? 8 U. S. C. §1101(a)(43)(G) (emphasis...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Ninth Circuit on Cossacks

"Sablina presented evidence that the police were unwilling or unable to control Cossacks after they beat her on one occasion, beat her pastor on another occasion, and threatened her over the phone. Further, after she filed a complaint about the...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Historic Naturalization Index Headed to National Archives Facility in Denver

"Employees at the Denver District Office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently saved the index to nearly 3,000 naturalization records, many dating from the mid-nineteenth century to 1906, from the shredder." USCIS News...

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