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Thomas A. Robinson
United States: Postal Worker Loses $37K in SSDI Benefits for Failure to Advise of Workers’ Comp Awards

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision of the Social Security Appeals Council that found a disabled postal worker was not without fault in failing to submit complete, accurate information to the Social Security Commission regarding awards...

Daniel M. Kowalski
USCIS, DOJ Join Forces on Immigration - MOU (May 11, 2018)(UPDATED)

USCIS, May 11, 2018 - "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of Justice today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) (PDF, 2.00 MB) that expands their collaboration to better detect and eliminate fraud, abuse...

Daniel M. Kowalski
DOS Final Rule on Passports, CRBAs, Hearings (May 11, 2018)

Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 92 / Friday, May 11, 2018 - "This final rule provides various changes and updates to the Department of State passport rules. The final rule incorporates statutory passport denial and revocation requirements for certain...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Bad News for Nativists: Immigrants Less Likely to Consume Welfare Benefits than Americans

Alex Nowrasteh and Robert Orr, May 10, 2018 - "Overall, immigrants are less likely to consume welfare benefits and, when they do, they generally consume a lower dollar value of benefits than native-born Americans. Immigrants who meet the eligibility...

Daniel M. Kowalski
EOIR Posts Stats, Touts Transparency

EOIR, May 9, 2018 - "The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today released immigration court statistics through the first two quarters of Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18). Today’s release of certain immigration court statistics is the first...

Daniel M. Kowalski
June 2018 Visa Bulletin

June 2018 Visa Bulletin Notes: D. SPECIAL IMMIGRANT (SI) TRANSLATOR CATEGORY VISA AVAILABILITY Given the limited availability of visa numbers and the existing demand, the Department expects to reach the FY-2018 annual limit of 50 Special Immigrant...