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Daniel M. Kowalski
CA9 on Visa Denials: Cardenas v. U.S.

Cardenas v. U.S., June 21, 2016 - "A consular officer denied the visa application of Rolando Mora-Huerta, a Mexican national, on the ground that he was a “gang associate” who intended to enter the United States to engage in unlawful conduct...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Diane Guerrero - In the Country We Love

Diane Guerrero - "Diane Guerrero, the television actress from the megahit Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin , was just fourteen years old on the day her parents were detained and deported while she was at school. Born in the U.S., Guerrero...

Daniel M. Kowalski
BIA Amicus Brief Invitation: Commitment to Mental Health Facility (Due July 21, 2016)

BIA, June 21, 2016 - "Amicus Invitation No. 16-06-21 AMICUS INVITATION (COMMITMENT TO MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY), DUE JULY 21, 2016 The Board of Immigration Appeals welcomes interested members of the public to file amicus curiae briefs discussing...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CISOMB U Visa Parole Recommendation

USCIS Ombudsman, June 16, 2016 - "Ombudsman Recommendation on Parole for Eligible U Visa Principal and Derivative Petitioners Residing Abroad The Ombudsman recommends that USCIS develop a parole policy to benefit eligible U principals and beneficiaries...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Trump and the Snake - Cyrus D. Mehta

Cyrus D. Mehta, June 20, 2016 - "Donald Trump is fond of reading the lyrics from Al Wilson’s 1968 R&B hit song “ The Snake ” in his campaign rallies. While this is a catchy tune, Trump has now corrupted the song by associating...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Federal Witness Promised U Visa; Did DHS Reneg on Deal?

María Ines Zamudio, Commercial Appeal, June 18, 2016 - "Wendy Sarai Palacios thought she'd struck a deal with someone she could trust — the U.S. government. She'd fearfully testify against the predatory smuggler who brought her...