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Brad Wixen
California: Are Voucher Penalties Based on the Actual or the Potential Loss?

Interesting Ramifications of Labor Code Section 5814 By Brad Wixen, Esq. In Garcia v. Sara Lee Corporation , 2016 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS – (Board Panel Decision), applicant received an independent medical review (IMR) overturning a utilization...

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News Excerpts From the Oct. 15, 2016, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

Supreme Court To Consider Constitutionality of “Crime of Violence” Definition | On September 29, 2016, the Supreme Court announced that it would consider whether the definition of “crime of violence” under 18 U.S.C. §16...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CA1 on Ineffective Assistance, Exceptional Circumstances: Murillo-Robles v. Lynch

Murillo-Robles v. Lynch, Oct. 11, 2016 - "Although the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) has broad discretion in the disposition of motions to reopen, broad discretion is not the same as unfettered discretion. This case, which arises out of an in...

Daniel M. Kowalski
USCIS Posts TRIG Hold Memo (Oct. 5, 2016)

USCIS, Oct. 5, 2016 - "This policy memorandum (PM) revises the agency hold policy for association or activity involving terrorism-related inadmissibility grounds (TRIG)."

Daniel M. Kowalski
Presidential Determinations on FY 2017 Refugee Admissions, TVPA

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - "The admission of up to 110,000 refugees to the United States during Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 is justified by humanitarian concerns or is otherwise in the national interest;..."...

Daniel M. Kowalski
DHS Launches 'Retrospective Review' of 8 C.F.R.

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - "The Department of Homeland Security (Department or DHS) is seeking comments from the public on specific existing significant DHS regulations that the Department should consider as...