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Daniel M. Kowalski
CA2 on Duty of Court to Warn of Immigration Consequences: U.S. v. Gonzales

U.S. v. Gonzales - "Defendant‐Appellant Winifredo Gonzales appeals from a judgment of conviction in the United States District Court for the Western District of New York (Geraci, C.J.), arguing that his guilty plea was not knowingly entered. During...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CA11 on Divisibility, AggFel - Ulloa Francisco v. U.S. Atty. Gen.

Ulloa Francisco v. U.S. Atty. Gen. - "In the case before us, the AG proved that the alien, a lawful permanent resident, was removable for having been convicted of a felony related to drug trafficking. INA § 237(a)(2)(B)(i), 8 U.S.C. § 1227...

California Workers' Compensation Institute
CWCI Study Tracks the Changing Mix of Workers’ Comp Drugs as Opioid Use Declines

Oakland–Opioids remain the most common type of prescription drug used to treat California injured workers with lost-time injuries, but sustained efforts to curb their use are paying off as new data show that in the past decade they fell from about...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
FOIA Reveals "Wave Through" BIA Oral Argument Transcript, Amicus Briefs

Hats off to Matthew Hoppock excellent FOIA work on Amicus Invitation No. 16-09-19 Transcript of 3-22-17 oral argument: http://docufreedom.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Castillo-Angulo-Transcript.pdf Amicus briefs: http://docufreedom.com/wp-content...

Daniel M. Kowalski
ICE Spokesman Refuses to Lie for Sessions, Homan - Quits

Dan Simon, CNN, Mar. 13, 2018 - "James Schwab, a spokesman for the San Francisco Division of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, has resigned, citing what he says are falsehoods being spread by members of the Trump administration including Attorney...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Jeffrey S. Chase on Matter of E-F-H-L-

Jeffrey S. Chase, Mar. 10, 2018 - "On Monday, the Attorney General’s strange decision in Matter of E-F-H-L- had many of us talking well into the night. As background, the BIA published its precedent decision in Matter of E-F-H-L- in 2014. The...