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Daniel M. Kowalski
Detained Dreamer's Lawyers Say Government Doctored Legal Document to Try and Prove False Gang Affiliation

Sydney Brownstone, Feb. 16, 2017 - "Lawyers for Daniel Ramirez Medina, the twice-authorized, 23-year-old DACA recipient who was scooped up by immigration enforcement near Seattle last week, say that government officials doctored a legal document...

Daniel M. Kowalski
M-274 Table of Changes (USCIS, Jan. 22, 2017)

Table of Changes for Revised M-274, (Rev. 01/22/17) - The purpose of this document is to outline the significant changes made to the M-274, Handbook for Employers: Guidance for Completing Form I-9.

Daniel M. Kowalski
American Soldiers Sue DoD Over MAVNI SNAFU - Tiwari v. Mattis

Tiwari et al. v. Mattis, No. 17-CV-242, W.D. Wa., Feb. 16, 2017 - "This action challenges unconstitutional national origin discrimination imposed by Department of Defense (DoD) guidance memoranda that summarily deny Plaintiffs -- who are all naturalized...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Unpub. BIA Waiver Victory: Matter of M-S- (Feb. 9, 2017)

Matthew L. Hoppock writes: "This is a case where our client had an old conviction that was an Aggravated Felony and a crime involving moral turpitude, but was waivable under INA 212(c). He also a conviction that was too recent to be waived under...

Thomas A. Robinson
North Carolina: No Jurisdiction for Out-of-State Injury Where “Last Act” in Making Employment Contract Occurred Outside State

Where a welder, who was living in North Carolina, received a communication from her union hall, which was located in Oklahoma, that she should report for an assignment in Huntsville, Texas and where, upon arrival in Texas, the welder was required to undergo...

Thomas A. Robinson
Ohio: Idiopathic Injury Not Compensable Where Employment Conditions Did Not Increase Danger

An Ohio nurse, who sustained injuries in a bizarre auto accident as she traveled to the residence of one of her clients, did not sustain an accidental injury arising out of her employment where she indicated she had stopped at a stop light and the next...