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Daniel M. Kowalski
CA4 on CIMT: Martinez v. Sessions

Prof. Maureen Sweeney writes: "Please share this published decision we got today [June 15, 2018] from the 4th Cir. http://www.ca4.uscourts.gov/opinions/171301.P.pdf . It does a great job applying the categorical analysis to hold that Maryland's...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Visa Bulletin for July 2018

Visa Bulletin for July 2018 Notes: "D. SPECIAL IMMIGRANT (SI) TRANSLATOR CATEGORY VISA AVAILABILITY Given the limited availability of visa numbers and the existing demand, the Department expects to reach the FY-2018 annual limit of 50 Special...

Daniel M. Kowalski
2018 Expedited Removal Guide

Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project - "This guide supports attorneys, law students, paralegals and other advocates working to prevent the deportation of asylum-seeking families who have recently arrived in the United States. The Asylum Seeker Advocacy...

Daniel M. Kowalski
What the Bible Really Says About Immigration Policy

Their feelings hurt because many religious denominations and leaders (Franklin Graham!) have denounced family separations at the border, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders are pushing back , citing...

Thomas A. Robinson
Pennsylvania: Court OKs Reinstatement of Permanent Benefits for “Pre-Protz” Claimant

An injured Pennsylvania worker, whose disability status was modified from permanent to temporary in 2008, based upon a 2006 impairment rating evaluation (IRE), who then exhausted her 500 weeks of partial disability benefits and, within three years of...

Thomas A. Robinson
California: Fine Print on Preprinted C & R Form Does Not Cause Waiver of Claims Outside Immediate Context of Workers’ Comp

Language contained in a preprinted Compromise & Release form, which purported to release the employer from liability for ”any and all potential claims” did not constitute a waiver by a former employee when he subsequently filed suit against...