Immigration Law

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CA1 on Albania, Changed Circumstances: Lucaj v. Wilkinson
Posted on 11 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Lucaj v. Wilkinson "To support his case for reopening, Mr. Lucaj submitted an affidavit complaining in particular about two events that occurred after his removal proceeding in 2006: The Socialist party took power in 2013, and then in 2019 the... Read More

CA6 on Asylum, Changed Country Conditions: Pre├žetaj v. Sessions
Posted on 25 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Preçetaj v. Sessions - "Çile Preçetaj petitions for our review of the order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (“Board” or “BIA”) denying her motion to reopen her removal proceeding. At issue is whether... Read More

CA2 on Social Group, Albania: Paloka v. Holder
Posted on 7 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The primary issue on this appeal is whether “young Albanian women” or “young Albanian women between the ages of 15 and 25" qualify as a “particular social group” for asylum purposes. 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(42... Read More

CA7 on Social Group: Cece v. Holder
Posted on 11 Aug 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The immigration judge granted Cece asylum in 2006, concluding that she belonged to the group of “young women who are targeted for prostitution by traffickers in Albania,” and that the Albanian government was unwilling or unable to protect... Read More