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Daniel M. Kowalski
Immigrants Sue Over Crime Victim Visas

"Attorneys for undocumented immigrants who have suffered violent crimes sued the federal government Wednesday for failing to issue protective visas approved by Congress more than six years ago." AP, Mar. 8, 2007. http://www.nytimes.com/aponline...

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U.S. Halts Imaginary Cubans in Security Drill

"Two thousand imaginary Cuban migrants set sail toward Florida during a massive two-day U.S. training exercise but were intercepted by federal, state and local agents armed with teamwork and acronyms." Reuters, Mar. 8, 2007. http://www.nytimes...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Federal Raid Leaves Mass. Town a Mess

"In the aftermath, dozens of young children were stranded at schools and with baby sitters. Anxious fathers learned how to feed infants with bottles. Friends and relatives crowded a church basement to scan a list for names of the missing." AP...

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Matter of ACOSTA HIDALGO, 24 I&N Dec. 103 (BIA 2007) ID 3555

Headnotes: (1) Because the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Immigration Judges lack jurisdiction to adjudicate applications for naturalization, removal proceedings may only be terminated pursuant to 8 C.F.R. § 1239.2(f) (2006) where the Department...

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Third Circuit on Retroactivity, 212(c)

"We, therefore, turn to the situation of aliens who, like Atkinson, had not been offered pleas and who had been convicted of aggravated felonies following a jury trial at a time when that conviction would not have rendered them ineligible for section...

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Catholic Charities Employee Named ?Unsung Hero?

"ATLANTA?The Emory School of Law Public Interest Committee (EPIC) gave its 2007 ?Unsung Hero? Inspiration Award to Susan H. Colussy, program director for immigration services for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, Inc." Mar. 8...

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