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Daniel M. Kowalski
Feds Reject Asylum Bids by Guatemalans

"Guatemalan civil rights groups are fighting the orders, contending it's not the applicants' fault that so much time has elapsed between the filing and processing of their claims." AP, Jan. 6, 2007. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
First-Baby Sweepstakes Fuels Immigration Debate

"The baby girl, Yuki Lin, was an American citizen from the second the ball dropped in Times Square, where the Toys ?R? Us flagship store draws thousands of shoppers from around the world. But like 6 out of 10 babies born in the city ? including at...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Controversy over proposed Social Security "totalization" agreement with Mexico

"A confidential 2004 agreement between the United States and Mexico could require Social Security to pay billions of dollars in benefits to Mexicans who paid payroll taxes in this country, according to a senior citizens' group that forced the...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Caveat Immigration Law Firm Web Surfers

Fascinating ABA Journal eReport article about a Miami immigration law firm's website, strikingly similar to Greg Siskind's pioneer site. [NOTE: The website for Disney Thompson & Associates claims AILA membership, but a search of the AILA membership...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
BIA Accreditation Training

Representing Immigrant Victims: Non-Lawyer Staff Accreditation and Agency Recognition from the Board of Immigration Appeals. (Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women) Option 1: OVW Grantee Training and BIA: February...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
OVW Grantee Training

Best Practices for Serving Immigrant Survivors: OVW Grantee Training Sponsored by the Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women Session 1: February 5-7, 2007 (Limited to participants with under 3 years of direct experience working with...

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