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Daniel M. Kowalski
Advance Copy of EOIR Proposed Rule: Motions to Reopen Removal, Deportation, or Exclusion Proceedings Based Upon a Claim of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 07/28/2016 - "The Department of Justice (Department) is proposing to amend the regulations of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) by establishing procedures for...

Daniel M. Kowalski
USCIS Policy Manual Update: Effective Date of Lawful Permanent Residence for Purposes of Citizenship and Naturalization

USCIS Policy Alert, July 27, 2016 - "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding the effective date of lawful permanent residence for purposes of citizenship and naturalization."...

BRBS Longshore Reporter Staff
Update from the Benefits Review Board (July 2016)

By Karen Koenig, Associate General Counsel, Longshore Division BRB Personnel News Last year, I reported on the retirement of Judges Dolder, Smith and McGranery, and the appointments of Judges Buzzard and Gilligan. In July 2015, the Secretary of...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Deportation Without Representation: The Access-to-Justice Crisis Facing New Jersey's Immigrant Families

Lori A. Nessel & Farrin R. Anello, June 1, 2016 - "New Jersey presents unique immigration circumstances. The American Immigration Council reports that 21% of New Jersey’s residents are immigrants, whereas immigrants comprise only 12.9%...

Daniel M. Kowalski
H-1B LCA Violation Costs Employer $42K - Mead v. S3J Electronics

Mead v. S3J Electronics, July 19, 2016 - "On July 23, 2015, Shona Mead (“Ms. Mead” or “Complainant”) filed a complaint against S3J Electronics Acquisition Corporation, the Respondent (“S3J” or “the Employer”...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Border Ranchers Say Trump's 'Beautiful Wall' Won't Work

Dan Barry, New York Times, July 24, 2016 - "[W]hat if this beautiful wall — and “wall” is the term used in the Republican Party platform — had a foundation deep enough to discourage tunneling? What if the beautiful concrete...