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CA9 on Hardship, Jurisdiction: Arteaga-De Alvarez v. Holder

"Petitioner Laura Arteaga de Alvarez (“Arteaga”) is an undocumented Mexican national. She is married to a legal permanent resident, who obtained that status after being granted cancellation of removal in 2003, shortly before the couple married. They have three children who are all United...

CA9 on Jurisdiction: Euceda Hernandez v. Holder

Court staff summary: "The panel granted Jose Miguel Euceda Hernandez’s petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ dismissal of his motion to reopen for lack of jurisdiction pursuant to its “place-of-filing” rule. The panel held that the Board’s interpretation...

CA9 on Finality, Jurisdiction: Abdisalan v. Holder

"When does an order of removal become “final” for the purpose of seeking judicial review? Panels of our court have reached varying conclusions, creating unnecessary confusion as to the timeliness of petitions for review and our jurisdiction to entertain them. We reheard this matter en...