Unpub. BIA Reopening Victory; In Absentia; Exceptional Circumstances

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After CA5 Published Remand, BIA Reopens 1988 Deportation Case

"The respondent in this case was ordered deported in absentia on September 29, 1988. The Board dismissed his appeal of an Immigration Judge's denial of his motion to reopen those proceedings on September 28, 2009. On May 12, 2010, the Board denied a motion filed by the respondent seeking to...

Unpub. BIA on In Absentia Order: Matter of Malvais-Hernandez

On September 22, 2011, an Immigration Judge ordered the respondent removed from the United States to Mexico. The Immigration Judge purported to order the respondent removed "in absentia". The respondent has appealed the Immigration Judge's decision to the Board. The Department of Homeland...

BIA on Reopening: Matter of J-G-, Int. Dec. No. 3788

(1) An alien who is subject to an in absentia removal order need not first rescind the order before seeking reopening of the proceedings to apply for asylum and withholding of removal based on changed country conditions arising in the country of the alien’s nationality or the country to which removal...