CA7 (Posner) on I-864, Duty to Mitigate: Liu v. Mund

"Mund refused to provide the support specified in the federal affidavit, on the ground that his ex-wife wasn’t looking for work. So she filed the present suit, in federal district court in Wisconsin, seeking that support and contending that failure to mitigate damages is not a defense to the...

CA7 (Posner) on Asylum, China, Changed Conditions, Chenery: Liu v. Holder

"The Justice Department insists that the only change was in the petitioner’s personal conditions. That is wrong. It ignores the change in country conditions. In arguing that reopening was barred because the only change was in personal conditions, the Department was once again violating the...