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Immigration Law

Updated Rivera v. Holder Practice Advisory (Release on Conditional Parole; Alternative to Monetary Bond)

(Current as of May 1, 2015) - Immigration Judges’ Authority to Grant Release on Conditional Parole Under INA § 236(a) as an Alternative to Release on a Monetary Bond

"This advisory discusses the recent decision in Rivera v. Holder, --- F.R.D. ----, [2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 48370]  (W.D. Wa. 2015), which clarifies that immigration judges (“IJs”) have authority under INA § 236(a), 8 U.S.C. § 1226(a) to grant release on conditional parole as an alternative to release on a monetary bond."