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Daniel M. Kowalski
Robert G. Heiserman - In Memoriam

Heiserman family & Mike McPhee, former Denver Post reporter, Jan. 2018 - "Robert Gifford Heiserman, a respected immigration attorney whose clients around the world ranged from the wealthy and powerful to poverty-stricken Haitian immigrants, died...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Arpaio Raid Lawsuit Over, County to Pay Almost $1M in Fees, Costs

ACLU Arizona, Feb. 1, 2018 - "The parties in a federal lawsuit challenging former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s workplace raids have reached an agreement to end the case. The final settlement provides, among other things, that previous...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Expert: Decline in Student Visas Due to Travel Ban 'Very Significant'

Elizabeth Redden, Inside Higher Ed, Feb. 1, 2018 - "There are a lot of factors that can affect visa issuance rates, including local economic and safety conditions -- many of the countries on the travel ban list are sites of conflict and/or economic...

Daniel M. Kowalski
One Year of Migratory Notes!

Migratory Notes 50, Feb. 1, 2018 - " Today marks one year since the first Migratory Notes went out in the aftermath of the original travel ban. At the time we thought we had created a pop-up immigration newsletter that would help make sense of a...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Unpub. BIA Withholding Victory (Jan. 26, 2018)

Prof. Linus Chan writes: "The case involved a person who was granted withholding a number of years back and who left to go to Canada in order to see if he can get asylum and sponsor his family to join him. When his Canadian efforts were unsuccessful...

Daniel M. Kowalski
DHS Extends TPS for Syria for 18 Months

DHS, Jan. 31, 2018 - "The Secretary of Homeland Security announced her determination that an extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Syria was warranted pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. After carefully reviewing...