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Daniel M. Kowalski
Statement in Response to Sessions' Decision in Matter of A-B- by Retired Immigration Judges and Former Members of the Board of Immigration Appeals

June 11, 2018 - "As former Immigration Judges with decades of experience at the trial and appellate level, we consider the Attorney General’s decision an affront to the rule of law. As former judges, we understand that in order to be fair,...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Cyrus D. Mehta: Can the Beneficiary Pay the Fee in Federal Court Litigation Challenging an H-1B Visa or Labor Certification Denial?

Cyrus D. Mehta, June 11, 2018 - "There is a clear prohibition to the foreign national beneficiary paying attorney fees and costs associated with labor certification. Similarly, fees and costs associated with the preparation of an H-1B petition and...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Sessions Overrules A-R-C-G-: Matter of A-B-, 27 I&N Dec. 316 (A.G. 2018)

Matter of A-B-, 27 I&N Dec. 316 (A.G. 2018) Headnotes: (1)Matter of A-R-C-G-, 26 I&N Dec. 338 (BIA 2014) is overruled. That decision was wrongly decided and should not have been issued as a precedential decision. (2)An applicant seeking...

Daniel M. Kowalski
USCIS Completes Lottery for Temporary Increase in FY 2018 H-2B Cap

USCIS, June 11, 2018 - "On May 31, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began receiving H-2B petitions under the temporary final rule increasing the numerical limit, or cap, on H-2B nonimmigrant visas by up to 15,000 additional...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Sessions to Issue Asylum Decision Today (June 11, 2018)

USDOJ, June 11, 2018 - "...Today, exercising the responsibility given to me under the INA, I will be issuing a decision that restores sound principles of asylum and long standing principles of immigration law. We have not acted hastily, but carefully...

Daniel M. Kowalski
ICE Arrests Racially-Profiled American Citizen During Tenn. Worksite Raid

Miriam Jordan, New York Times, June 11, 2018 - "One morning in April, federal immigration agents swept into a meatpacking plant in this northeastern Tennessee manufacturing town, launching one of the biggest workplace raids since President Trump...