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Daniel M. Kowalski
Made in America

"Long before ?illegal? was a dirty, demagogued word, Vincente Martinez crossed over from Mexico to work my family?s ranch in Wimberley. A generation later, he and his family are still living happily and working productively in the Hill Country? and...

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Activists: Did police from elite unit instigate violence at Los Angeles immigration march?

"Riots, dangerous standoffs and terrorism are crises for which the Los Angeles Police Department created its elite Metropolitan Division. So community activists wonder: Why was this helmeted, baton-wielding unit called to clear out a park after Tuesday's...

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Torn From Parents, a Top Speller Vents His Anger

"Kunal Sah, a 13-year-old eighth-grader, is an angry speller. He lives with his uncle and aunt at the Ramada Limited Motel in this tough former railroad town in eastern Utah. Kunal is making himself into a great speller by way of unhappiness and...

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Immigrants? Hopes, and Their Fears, Change a Westchester Town

"For Alex Gregorio and Aydee Romero, these are good times in Mount Kisco." New York Times, May 6, 2007. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/06/nyregion/06kisco.html

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'Chinese Must Go,' 125 Years Later

"The Chinese Historical Society of America recently announced a program to mark the 125th anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. The purpose of the month-long May campaign will be to not only draw attention to the only piece of U.S. immigration...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Second Circuit on Equitable Tolling

"We conclude the BIA abused its discretion when it concluded that Idun had failed to exercise due diligence sufficient to entitle her to equitable tolling of the 180-day deadline. Idun's absence from the removal hearing, which resulted in the...

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