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Daniel M. Kowalski
The cruel but usual conditions inside two Georgia immigration detention centers

AZADEH SHAHSHAHANI AND SHOBA SIVAPRASAD WADHIA, May 18, 2017 - "Just published: Imprisoned Justice: Inside Two Georgia Immigrant Detention Centers . The report focuses on the conditions of two detention centers in the state of Georgia: The Stewart...

Daniel M. Kowalski
A Practice Advisory on Strategies to Combat Government Efforts to Terminate Unaccompanied Children Determinations

CLINIC Legal, May 2017 - "What is the definition of an unaccompanied child (“UC”) under federal immigration law and what protections are afforded to such children? This practice advisory is intended to educate advocates on important UC...

Daniel M. Kowalski
58,000 Haitians in U.S. May Lose Post-Earthquake Protections

Lizette Alvarez, New York Times, May 20, 2017 - "By Tuesday, Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly is expected to announce whether to let Haitians’ temporary protected status expire on July 22 or extend it again. (If he does nothing, it...

Daniel M. Kowalski
20 Years Ago, U.S. Marines Shot and Killed This U.S. Citizen on American Soil - Remembering Esequiel Hernández, Jr.

Every year around this time I remind readers: "In 1997, U.S. Marines patrolling the Texas-Mexican border as part of the war on drugs shot and killed Esequiel Hernández, Jr. Mistaken for a drug runner, the 18 year old was, in fact, a U.S. citizen...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Tiwari v. Mattis Update (May 19, 2017)

New pleadings filed in Tiwari v. Mattis on May 18-19, 2017 here . Hats off to Margaret Stock , Neil O'Donnell and Joe Shaeffer .

Aseem Gupta
Nursing Home Reaffirms Medicare Circuit Split In Cert Push

A bankrupt Florida nursing home seeking U.S. Supreme Court review of its fight to keep a Medicare payment dispute in bankruptcy court used its reply brief to refute federal and state government attempts to downplay what it says is a circuit split on key...