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Daniel M. Kowalski
Q&A from May 10, 2017 AILA / ICE / USCIS / IER Meeting

USCIS - Questions and Answers American Immigration Lawyers Association Verification and Documentation Liaison Committee Joint Meeting with USCIS Verification, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations, and the U.S. Department...

Daniel M. Kowalski
New USCIS Policy Guidance for Admin. Natz. Ceremonies (June 28, 2017)

USCIS, June 28, 2017 - "Purpose U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual on USCIS administrative naturalization ceremonies, to include guidance regarding participation from other...

Daniel M. Kowalski
The Pentagon promised citizenship to immigrants who served. Now it might help deport them. (MAVNI)

Alex Horton, Washington Post, June 26, 2017 - "The Pentagon is considering a plan to cancel enlistment contracts for 1,000 foreign-born recruits without legal immigration status, knowingly exposing them to deportation, a Defense Department memo shows...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Supreme Court May Have Bolstered Rights of Foreign Nationals with Ties to the United States - Cyrus Mehta

Cyrus Mehta, June 27, 2017 - "While disappointing that the Supreme Court allowed the ban to apply on visa applicants with no ties with the US from the banned countries, it may have permanently bolstered the rights of visa applicants who have ties...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Expert: Clarification Needed on Supreme Court Travel Ban Ruling

Miriam Jordan, New York Times, June 27, 2017 - "In agreeing to hear two cases on President Trump’s travel ban, the court introduced a new phrase to the fraught discussion of refugees and Muslim immigrants: “bona fide relationship.”...

TaxAnalysts®
Illinois Faces Quick Deadline to Change Tax Regime, Pass Budget

Officials in Illinois have until June 30 to resolve substantial issues involving every type of major tax so they can pass a budget and avoid their state becoming the first in history to have its bonds rated as "junk." Junk status would make...