My grandfather, Louis Glasser, came to this country in 1906 through Ellis Island when he was six years old. One of his sisters traveling with him had very dark-colored, almost black, eyes. At that time, the authorities were afraid of people with glaucoma coming into the country. She did not have glaucoma or any eye…Read More
On January 31, 2012 the Board of Immigration Appeals (Board) published an important decision on “administrative closure” decisions. Maris J. Liss, the head of our Appellate Litigation Department, was at the forefront of this positive change of law and shepherded this issue in federal court to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Together with the American Immigration…Read More
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