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Daniel M. Kowalski
Federal Court: Louisiana Law Violates Refugee's Right to Marry - Vo v. Gee

Associated Press, Mar. 23, 2017 - "A year ago, a state law blocked a U.S. citizen born in an Indonesian refugee camp from getting married in Louisiana. A court victory Wednesday means the man and his fiancee are free to make wedding plans. Viet...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Trump Voters Protest Deportation of Indiana Restaurant Owner, 'Model Resident'

Why These Trump Voters Are Sticking Up For An Undocumented Neighbor Indiana Restaurant Owner To Be Deported Friday

Daniel M. Kowalski
AAO on EB-2, 'Degree,' 'Provisional Certificate' - Matter of O-A-, Inc., ID# 84300 (AAO Mar. 15, 2017)(non-precedent)

Matter of O-A-, Inc., ID# 84300 (AAO Mar. 15, 2017) - "The provisional certificate, together with her statement of marks, demonstrates that the Beneficiary completed all the substantive requirements and that the university approved her degree. The...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Employer Not Always Obligated To Pay Return Transportation Cost Of Terminated H-1B Worker - Cyrus Mehta

Cyrus Mehta, Mar. 21, 2017 - "In Vinayagam v. Cronous Solutions, Inc ., ARB Case No. 15-045, ALJ Case No. 2013-LCA-029 (ARB Feb. 14, 2017) the Administrative Review Board held that an employer’s failure to pay return transportation costs home...

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Supreme Court Holds Cheerleading Uniforms Eligible for Copyright Protection

In a case involving whether the designs on cheerleading uniforms are eligible for copyright protection under the Copyright Act of 1976, the Supreme Court on March 22, 2017, held that an artistic feature of the design of a useful article is eligible for...

Thomas A. Robinson
Arkansas: Commission, Not Trial Court, Must Determine if Claim is Barred by Exclusive Remedy Provisions of the Workers’ Compensation Act

Based upon its “vast expertise” in determining whether an injury is covered by the Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Act, the state’s Workers Compensation Commission—not the state’s trial courts—have exclusive jurisdiction...