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Daniel M. Kowalski
Dist. Ct.: Natz. Exam Clock Begins At Examination

"[I]nterpreting the term "examination" to mean the initial interview of an applicant by CIS is consistent with the administrative regulations and the legislative history." Manzoor v. Chertoff, Feb. 5, 2007. Manzoor 2-5-07.pdf

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USCIS on 120-day Natz. Clock

Jan. 14, 2005 memo by Terrance O'Reilly, USCIS, indicates clock begins on day of interview/examination. [This is contrary to the position taken by the agency in many current mandamus cases.] 1-14-05 O'Reilly N-652 Memo.pdf

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Eighth Circuit Reluctantly Orders Deportation of Elderly Couple

"To us, it seems contrary to the traditions of this great Nation to remove an elderly, law-abiding couple who have spent fifteen productive years in this country to Russia, a country where they have not lived for nearly forty years and whose people...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Locking Up Family Values

"The Women?s Commission for Refugee Women and Children and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) invite you to the release of their groundbreaking study on family detention in America: ?Locking Up Family Values: The Detention of Immigrant...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
GAO on US-VISIT-February 15, 2007

"Planned Expenditures for U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Program Need to Be Adequately Defined and Justified." Feb. 2007. http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d07278.pdf

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Fifth Circuit on Statute of Limitations

Gov't. nailed by NAILS: "We conclude that, having been returned more than five years following the date Gunera was ?found? in the United States, the indictment against him was barred by limitations." U.S. v. Gunera, Feb. 13, 2007. Gunera...

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