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Daniel M. Kowalski
Second Circuit on Motions to Reopen-February 13, 2007

Here, the BIA abused its discretion in denying Rrapo's motion to reconsider because it failed to give a rational explanation for its decision - providing, instead, only "summary" and "conclusory statements" of the type that this...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Guatemalan Stripped of Life Savings

Order in U.S. v. $59,000. [See related editorial, "Dishwasher gets cleaned," in Outside News, column left.] U.S. v. 59K.pdf

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Daniel M. Kowalski
VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2007

"This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during March." DOS, Feb. 13, 2007. http://travel.state.gov/visa/frvi/bulletin/bulletin_3143.html

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Maura Harty on Improvements to Visa Processing

A Message from Maura Harty, Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs, regarding Improvements to U.S. Visa Processing; January 29, 2007. From NAFSA. http://www.nafsa.org/public_policy.sec/message_from_maura

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Nashville mayor nixes English only rule

"Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell ... vetoed the measure Monday, saying it was unconstitutional, unnecessary and mean-spirited. "This ordinance does not reflect who we are in Nashville," Purcell said." AP, Feb. 13, 2007. http://www.chron...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Policy shift may speed up deportations

"Immigrants from El Salvador and Guatemala have complained that the U.S. government may be targeting them for deportation -- despite a lingering Cold War legacy of problems in their countries." Miami Herald, Feb. 12, 2007. http://www.miami.com...

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