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BIA on Administrative Closure: Matter of W-Y-U-, 27 I&N Dec. 17 (BIA 2017)

Matter of W-Y-U-, 27 I&N Dec. 17 (BIA 2017) - (1) The primary consideration for an Immigration Judge in evaluating whether to administratively close or recalendar proceedings is whether the party opposing administrative closure has provided a persuasive...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Collaborative Project Brings Justice to Detained Immigrants - SIFI

Stephen Manning writes: "An interesting thing is taking place wherever the administration's immigration enforcement actions touch the ground: sites of resistance are emerging. One such manifestation of these sites of resistance is called SIFI...

Daniel M. Kowalski
DHS Border Security Progress Report, Apr. 25, 2017

DHS, Apr. 25, 2017 - "On January 25, 2017, the President of the United States signed Executive Order 13767 (the "Executive Order") entitled, Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements. Pursuant to Section 15 of the Executive...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Employers Should Review Form I-9 for Social Security Number Glitch - USCIS

USCIS, Apr. 6, 2017 - "If you used Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, that you downloaded between Nov. 14 and Nov. 17, 2016, review them to ensure your employees’ Social Security numbers appear correctly in Section 1. There was...

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California: Medicare Settlement Agreements: The Perils of Unanticipated Problems After Settlement

What exactly is the role of the WCAB, not to mention the parties to the C&R, in addressing unanticipated problems that come up with an MSA after settlement? In Muniz Villalpando v. Doherty Brothers , 2017 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, the WCAB...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Expert: "Extreme Vetting" Will Cause Delays for University Faculty, Students

Elizabeth Redden, Inside Higher Ed, Apr. 12, 2017 - "President Trump has said he wants “extreme vetting” and ideological testing of visa applicants. What will that look like, exactly? As American colleges wait to hear whether accepted...