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Daniel M. Kowalski
Tilting at Windmills and the Rule of Law - Prof. Michael A. Olivas on DACA

Prof. Michael A. Olivas, Sept. 21, 2017 - "For over 35 years, I have taught Immigration Law and Higher Education Law as a professor at the UH Law Center. I have spent most of my professional life and personal commitment to improving life for immigrants...

Daniel M. Kowalski
H-1B RFE Rate Skyrockets Under Trump - Reuters

Yeganeh Torbati, Reuters, Sept. 19, 2017 - "The Trump administration is making it more difficult for skilled foreigners to work in the United States, challenging visa applications more often than at nearly any point in the Obama era, according to...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
BIA on Proving Familial Relationships for Visa Petitions: Matter of Rehman, 21 I&N Dec. 124 (BIA 2017)

Matter of Rehman, 21 I&N Dec. 124 (BIA 2017) - Where a petitioner seeking to prove a familial relationship submits a birth certificate that was not registered contemporaneously with the birth, an adjudicator must consider the birth certificate, as...

Daniel M. Kowalski
USCIS Withdraws Sudan TPS Termination Notice...What Is Going On?

Federal Register, Sept. 21, 2017 Temporary Protected Status; Terminations: Sudan An unpublished Notice by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services PUBLIC INSPECTION DOCUMENT Editorial Note: An agency letter requesting withdrawal of this...

Daniel M. Kowalski
TPS Extended for South Sudan

Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 182 / Thursday, September 21, 2017 - "Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of South Sudan for Temporary...

Daniel M. Kowalski
TX Ct. Crim. App. Extends Padilla Coverage: Ex Parte Aguilar

Ex Parte Aguilar, Sept. 20, 2017 - "[W]hen a conviction automatically triggers a loss of status which, in turn, renders a defendant presumptively removable, Padilla applies. ... [P]lea counsel negotiated a plea agreement for a state-jail felony and...