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Daniel M. Kowalski
The Overwhelming Barriers to Successful Immigration Reform - Daniel J. Tichenor

Daniel J. Tichenor, May 25, 2016 - "Nearly every new American president of the modern era has viewed the nation’s immigration policies as deeply flawed. Yet few of these modern executives have been willing to make immigration reform —...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Sup. Ct. Cert. Pet. Asks: Who Determines Birth on U.S. Soil? - Sanchez v. Kerry

Sanchez v. Kerry, No. 15-1395, filed May 12, 2016 - "From the foundation of this country, it has been the States, and not the federal government, who determine which individuals are born within their boundaries. The Constitution does not allow the...

Daniel M. Kowalski
USCIS, ICE Fingerprint Check Refresh Agreement (May 19, 2016)

ICE, May 19, 2016 - "The agreement establishes a process between ICE ERO and USCIS for the refresh (update) of fingerprint checks of non-detained respondents with cases pending before the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) whose fingerprints...

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Prosecution File Demonstrates Purposeful Discrimination

The United States Supreme Court, in a 7-1 decision in Foster v. Chatman, 2016 U.S. LEXIS 3486 , held that petitioner Timothy Foster demonstrated purposeful discrimination on the part of prosecutors during his 1987 capital murder trial. The State had used...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Judge Hanen's Order to 'Out' DACA Grantees Raises Privacy Concerns - Prof. Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia

Prof. Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, May 23, 2016 - " Much of the press coverage on Judge Hanen’s May 19 order has focused on the order’s scolding. But equally, if not more alarming, are the implications of Judge Hanen’s demand on the...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Is Judge Hanen's 'Rulebook' Order Even Legal?

Georgetown Law Professor Orin Kerr raises a good point regarding Judge Hanen's 'rulebook' order : "Hanen does not discuss whether he has the legal authority to impose this remedy. Most of the people who have to comply with this order...