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Daniel M. Kowalski
Judiciary Dems Blast Sessions for 'Systematically Deconstructing' Due Process for Immigrants

"We write to express our profound objection to actions taken by the Department of Justice to undermine central elements of due process and fairness in our immigration system. By imposing numeric quotas upon immigration judges and now attempting to...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Former BIA Members, Retired IJs and Immigration Law Profs Issue Statements on Immigration Court System (Apr. 18, 2018 Senate Hearing)

For the Senate hearing on Apr. 18, 2018: - Statement of Retired Immigration Judges and former members of the Board of Immigration Appeals - Statement for the Record from Immigration Law Professors

Daniel M. Kowalski
Is DOJ Blocking Immigration Judges Based on Prohibited Political Considerations?

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Apr. 17, 2018 - "Today, Reps. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Joaquin Castro (D-TX), and Don Beyer (D-VA) sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions seeking information about allegations that...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Expert: ICE Needs Warrant for Arrest on Private Property

Marnie Eisenstadt, Syracuse Post-Standard, Apr. 18, 2018 - "John Collins was standing outside the milk house at his dairy farm this morning when he heard yelling coming from inside. He ran in, he says, and saw his worker, Marcial de Leon Aguilar...

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

Ramirez v. Sessions - "Jose Ramirez seeks review of the decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) finding him ineligible for special rule cancellation of removal under the Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act (NACARA). Specifically...

Daniel M. Kowalski
USCIS Policy Alert: Acquisition of U.S. Citizenship for Children Born Out of Wedlock (Apr. 18, 2018)

USCIS, Apr. 18, 2018 - "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify certain requirements for acquisition of U.S. citizenship for children born outside the United States and out...