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Daniel M. Kowalski
CBP Opening 'Temporary' Immigration Jail in Donna, Texas

CBP, Nov. 30, 2016 - "U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) is standing up a temporary holding facility adjacent to the Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge in Donna, Texas to provide additional capacity for unaccompanied children and family...

LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom Staff
Copyright Challenge to “We Shall Overcome”

On November 21, 2016, Judge Denise Cote of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a ruling with respect to the protest song “We Shall Overcome.” The plaintiffs (the We Shall Overcome Foundation and Butler...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CA9 on Withholding, CAT, El Salvador: Reyes v. Lynch

Reyes v. Lynch, Nov. 30, 2016 - Court staff summary: "Granting in part and denying in part a petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ decision affirming the denial of withholding of removal and protection under the Convention...

Daniel M. Kowalski
USCIS Nov. 30, 2016 EB-5 Policy Alert

USCIS, Nov. 30, 2016 - "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding the eligibility requirements for regional centers and immigrant investors."

Daniel M. Kowalski
EOIR Proposed Rule: Procedures Further Implementing the Annual Limitation on Suspension of Deportation and Cancellation of Removal

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 230 / Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - "The Department of Justice proposes to amend the regulations of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) governing the annual statutory limitation on cancellation of removal...

Susan Calistri Boesger
Qualified Terminable Interest Property Trust Basics

The Qualified Terminable Interest Property (QTIP) Trust was a creation of ERTA-1981 pursuant to IRC § 2056(b)(7) which qualifies for the marital deduction, even if the surviving spouse is not given a general power of appointment during life or at...