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Daniel M. Kowalski
GOP to Latinos: "We Don't Like You"

"The problem was as much about tone as substance - many Latinos are also worried about illegal immigration. But the hard-liners' grandstanding added up, and there was no mistaking the message: Not only illegal immigrants but 30 million Latino...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
A Wedge Too Far

"As Election Day approached, the contrast between these Democrats and Republicans wasn't soft versus hard, as the House leadership had hoped. It was tough versus ugly - and polls showed voters, especially Hispanic voters, very clear about which...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Second Circuit on Iraq

"The sum total of the BIA's reason for denying Ali's application is as follows: - 'Saddam Hussein and his Ba'thists have been forced from power following a military invasion led by the United States. It follows that the respondent...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
IJ Failed to Assess Reasonableness of Relocation

"[T]he IJ's finding that 'perhaps [Cai] could live somewhere else in China,' is problematic because she failed to assess whether, under all the circumstances, it would be 'reasonable' to expect the applicant to relocate."...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Religious Persecution in Ukraine

"Petitioner has offered evidence of a series of specific and menacing threats accompanied by violent confrontations and acts of vandalism. That evidence is sufficient to compel a finding of past persecution." Horobets v. Gonzales, Nov. 17,...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Safe Third Country Agreement Report

"On November 16, 2006, the Department of Homeland Security issued a report on the first year of implementation of the U.S. - Canada Safe Third Country Agreement." http://tinyurl.com/y5ofp2

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