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Daniel M. Kowalski
Mandamus and EAJA Victory: "Voluntary Cessation"

Mr. Abou-Elmajd was waiting for adjustment of status when CIS refused to renew his EAD, based on a "secret memo." He sued, and won. Read these documents (and the entire set of pleadings on PACER) for useful tips on the "doctrine of voluntary...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Kobach Stirs Debate at UMKC Law School

"It's been more than two years since Kobach grabbed national headlines. In May 2004, he sued the state of Kansas for granting in-state tuition to children of undocumented immigrants. That August, he was allowed 47 seconds to address the Republican...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Deportation reprieve

"An Albany woman trying to keep her husband from being deported has received a ruling in his favor. Now, however, comes the real challenge, said Amy Ruiz: proving that losing her husband, Fabian, would result in ?extreme hardship? for them and their...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Mexiphobia - The Movie

"Mexiphobia chronicles the struggle of three rural Mexican villages after the U.S.'s refusal to preserve familial and cultural bonds along the historic Rio Grande border." To arrange for a screening in your area see rfproductions.com. Mexiphobia...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Celebrity Chefs Face Visa Troubles

"Gary Sikka knew that it wouldn't be easy to hire a top chef for his new Midtown restaurant, Mint ? he didn't realize that immigration laws would cause the process to take almost a year. Mr. Sikka had tapped Rajan Safari, a renowned chef...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Immigration laws lead to unintended housing problems for legal aliens

"ASPEN, Colo. - Seasonal workers who have legal work visas may be unintended victims of new state laws targeting people who can't prove "lawful presence" in the country, and Aspen housing authorities are struggling to comply with the...

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