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California Workers' Compensation Institute
CWCI Scorecard Quantifies Workers’ Comp Claim & Payment Differences in L.A. County

Oakland -- The California Workers’ Compensation Institute has debuted a new series of research publications, “California Workers’ Compensation Regional Score Cards,” which use subsets of data from CWCI’s Industry Research...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CA7 on CIMT, False Use of SSN: Arias v. Lynch

Arias v. Lynch, Aug. 24, 2016 - "We grant the petition and remand the case to the Board for further proceedings. Arias was convicted under a statute making it a federal crime to misrepresent a social security number to be one’s own “for...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Wolfsdorf on the Visa Bulletin: To (Chart) B or Not to (Chart) B?

Bernard P. Wolfsdorf, Robert Blanco and Joseph M. Barnett, Aug. 22, 2016 - " If USCIS does open Chart B to allow for Form I-485 filings, there is still a critical, unanswered question: Is a child’s age “frozen” under the Child Status...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Aug. 19, 2016 DOS Cable: New Gonorrhea Testing Requirements for Visa Applicants

UNCLASSIFIED 16 STATE 93130 - AUG 19, 2016 - "The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its Technical Instructions for Gonorrhea for Panel Physicians: http://www.cdc.gov/immigrantrefugeehealth/exams/ti/panel/technicalinstructions...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CA5 on Chevron, Adjustment, Admission and Proper NTA Charging: Marques v. Lynch

Marques v. Lynch, Aug. 19, 2016 - "We are urged to press on beyond the seemingly clear language of the statute into the ambiguity created by the overall operation of the INA. The possibility of venturing beyond the confines of Sections 1227(a)(1...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CA9 Remands Matter of Ortega-Lopez (CIMT, Cockfighting)

Ortega-Lopez v. Lynch, Aug. 23, 2016 - "Agustin Ortega-Lopez, a Mexican citizen, contends that his misdemeanor conviction for participating in cockfighting in violation of the Unlawful Animal Venture Prohibition, 7 U.S.C. § 2156(a)(1), does...