CA7 on Retroactivity, Aggravated Felony: Zivkovic v. Holder

"Milija Zivkovic, a Serbian who has been in the United States since 1966, has petitioned for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals ordering him removed from the United States. The Board found that Zivkovic was removable because he had committed three aggravated felonies and that...

CA7 on 'Sought to Acquire,' Retroactivity: Velasquez-Garcia v. Holder

"Although we find the Board’s new interpretation of the Act’s ambiguous language to be reasonable, we conclude that retroactive application of the new one-year filing rule works a manifest injustice in Velásquez’s case. We therefore remand to the Board for redetermination...