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Liam Schwartz Interviews Rusty DeMoss

"...LS: In the past, you have credited Deborah Anker of Harvard Law School with providing the "inspiring spark" of your calling. What did you find so inspiring about Professor Anker and her immigration law class? Rev. DeMoss: Towards the end of my 1L year, a friend of mine in my section...

Liam Schwartz Interviews Robert Olsen

You remember Olsen v. Albright, 990 F.Supp. 31 (D.D.C. 1997) , don't you? No? The case, and the interview , will inspire you. And, as always, the Feb. 2013 Consular Corner column is packed with useful information.

Consular Corner (Liam Schwartz) Now on ILC!

Liam Schwartz writes: "We are pleased to report that Consular Corner has joined the LexisNexis family, and as of this month is being published by Bender's Immigration Bulletin – Daily Edition (BIBDE), now known as the Immigration Law Community (ILC.) This move would not be possible without...

July 2013 Consular Corner: Liam Schwartz

"As of the date of this writing, the Department of State (DOS) is still crafting its guidance to the field on implementation of United States v. Windsor , the Supreme Court ruling which removed Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as an impediment to the recognition of lawful same-sex...

September 2013 Consular Corner

The September 2013 issue of Liam Schwartz' informative and intriguing Consular Corner has surprises for all of us.

November 2013 Consular Corner: Liam Schwartz

“Weapons are not allowed in the Consular waiting room.” - Notice at U.S. Embassy Baghdad website. That, and how the FAM treats 'must,' 'should' and 'may,' and more, in Liam Schwartz' Nov. 2013 Consular Corner .

January 2014 Consular Corner: Liam Schwartz

Learn how Mission Brazil turned around NIV processing times...and at what cost. - Liam Schwartz, Jan. 2014 .

August 2014 Consular Corner - Liam Schwartz

FAM changes, CG comings and goings...and more, from the indefatigable Liam Schwartz. - Aug. 2014 Consular Corner

Border Patrol Stops, Arrests Many - Including Americans - Far From Border

"Most Texans probably think of the Border Patrol as doing what the agency’s name suggests: interrupting illegal activity along the line separating the U.S. from Mexico. Yet over the last decade, agents have regularly made arrests deep inside Texas, according to an American-Statesman investigation...

Consular Corner - Special Sept. 11, 2016 Edition - Liam Schwartz

Liam Schwartz, Sept. 11, 2016 - "The Consular Corner monthly is back from an extended leave in order to mark the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. A warm welcome to the readers of this column. This column is inspired by a desire to “pay it forward” to younger...

“The Art of the Deal” Coauthor Tony Schwartz to Donate $55K to NILC

NILC, Oct. 4, 2016 - "Tony Schwartz, who coauthored “The Art of the Deal” with Donald Trump, and national leaders from the Muslim, civil rights, and immigrant communities on Tuesday called for an end to the politics of division that has whipped up fear and hate of immigrants and communities...