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Daniel M. Kowalski
Unpub. BIA Asylum Remand Insists IJ Follow the Law (Nov. 6, 2017)

Humza Kazmi writes: "Our client brought an asylum claim, through another attorney. The Immigration Judge found that our client was credible, but hadn't provided sufficient corroborative evidence for part of his claim (membership in a particular...

Daniel M. Kowalski
A Washington County That Went for Trump is Shaken as Immigrant Neighbors Start Disappearing

Nina Shapiro, Seattle Times, Nov. 9, 2017 - "Named after a character in a cowboy book, Police Chief Flint Wright describes himself as pretty conservative. A portrait of Ronald Reagan hangs in his office, along with photos of John Wayne, and his...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Jeffrey Chase on IJs, Tiered Review, and Completion Quotas (Nov. 9, 2017)

Jeffrey Chase, Nov. 9, 2017 - "EOIR recently announced its intent to subject immigration judges to tiered performance reviews. Most notably, EOIR plans to impose case completion quotas on the individual judges. The American Bar Association, American...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Ambassador: 'Decapitation' of State Department 'Forfeits the Game' to Our Enemies

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Foreign Policy, Nov. 8, 2017 - "Two former ambassadors have rebuked the White House in an increasingly vocal backlash against its efforts to sideline the State Department. “Our leadership ranks are being depleted...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Labor-Starved Ag Businesses Want To Keep Immigrant Workers In US Legally

Peggy Lowe, Harvest Public Media, Nov. 3, 2017 - "Sonny Perdue, President Donald Trump’s Agriculture Secretary, told Harvest Public Media this spring that he is working on a plan to allow undocumented workers to stay in the U.S., and that Trump...

Daniel M. Kowalski
AAO on 'Function Manager' - Matter of G-, Inc., Adopted Decision 2017-05 (AAO Nov. 8, 2017)

USCIS Policy Memo PM-602-0148, Nov. 8, 2017 - "This policy memorandum (PM) designates the attached decision of the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) in Matter of G- Inc. as an Adopted Decision. Accordingly, this adopted decision establishes policy...