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Daniel M. Kowalski
A 'double standard' for child detainees

"The unaccompanied alien children at this point have it better," said Chris Nugent, Washington, D.C.-based senior counsel with the Community Services Team at Holland and Knight. "There is a double standard operating right now because ORR...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Latin Migrants Sent $62 Billion Home in 2006

NPR, Morning Edition, Mar. 19, 2007: "The Inter-American Development Bank estimates that migrant workers from Latin America sent home $62 billion last year ? more than all foreign aid and investment in the region. The number could hit $100 billion...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
ICE inmates protest jail conditions

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, N.J. - "More than 100 inmates awaiting federal immigration hearings staged a peaceful protest Sunday to complain about jail conditions and ended it hours later, satisfied." AP, Mar. 18, 2007. http://www.chron.com/disp/story...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Worker in Ariz. House fired over ID check

"On the same day that they passed a bill toughening penalties for hiring undocumented workers, legislative leaders found one in their midst. Leaders in the Arizona House of Representatives discovered that a housekeeping employee hired in December...

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Judge Throws a Curve in Cuban Baseball Player Smuggling Case

"A Miami federal judge has barred defense attorneys from using the government's "wet-foot, dry-foot" immigration policy as a defense in the criminal case against five men accused of smuggling Cuban baseball players into the United States...

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The Medicaid Documentation Mess

"Exaggerated fears that illegal immigrants are fraudulently receiving Medicaid health benefits have led to a crackdown that is preventing tens of thousands of American citizens from obtaining legitimate coverage. Congress, whose mindless actions...

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