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Longshore Act: Use and Abuse of Authorizations Versus Subpoenas

The Challenge of Efficient and Informal Discovery Versus Privacy By Steven M. Birnbaum, Law Offices of Steven M. Birnbaum, San Rafael, California Increasingly, even though the Office of Administrative Law Judges has a rather simple procedure for...

Daniel M. Kowalski
The Economic Contribution of Unauthorized Workers: An Industry Analysis

Ryan Edwards, Francesc Ortega, NBER Working Paper No. 22834, November 2016 - "This paper provides a quantitative assessment of the economic contribution of unauthorized workers to the U.S. economy, and the potential gains from legalization. We employ...

Daniel M. Kowalski
S.C. Oral Argument Analysis: Immigrant Detention and the Constitution - Jennings v. Rodriguez

Kevin Johnson, Dec. 1, 2016 - "[T] he justices appeared deeply divided during oral argument in Jennings v. Rodriguez . This class-action challenge to immigration detentions raises questions about whether immigrants, like virtually any U.S. citizen...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Ohio S.C. on Padilla, Pre-Trial Diversion: State v. Kona

State v. Kona, Nov. 21, 2016 - "We hold that R.C. 2943.031(A) required the trial court to advise Kona that his admission of guilt made for purposes of entering into Cuyahoga County’s pretrial diversion program may have the consequences of deportation...

Daniel M. Kowalski
BIA on Adjustment of Status: Matter of L-T-P-, 26 I&N Dec. 862 (BIA 2016)

Matter of L-T-P-, 26 I&N Dec. 862 (BIA 2016) - (1) An applicant for adjustment of status under section 209 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1159 (2012), must be either a refugee or an asylee. (2) Cubans who were paroled into...

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New Jersey Veteran’s State-Side Medical Treatment of Wounded Qualified as Service in “Theater of Operation”

The Tax Court of New Jersey recently decided that a New Jersey veteran qualified for the disabled veteran's personal residence tax exemption under N.J. Stat. Ann. § 54:4-3.30(a) as a result of her treatment of wounded soldiers as a doctor in...