Immigration Law

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Supreme Court in Judulang Axes Comparable-Grounds Condition for 212(c) Relief
Posted on 28 Dec 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously rejected the comparable-grounds approach to determining whether a noncitizen convicted of a crime and facing deportation or removal can obtain relief under former Immigration and Nationality Act § 212(c). What... Read More

Immigration Law: Supreme Court in Judulang Axes Comparable-Grounds Condition for §212(c) Relief
Posted on 5 Jan 2012 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously rejected the comparable-grounds approach to determining whether a noncitizen convicted of a crime and facing deportation or removal can obtain relief under former Immigration and Nationality Act § 212(c). What... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Deportation Decision For Filipino Man
Posted on 13 Dec 2011 by Molly J. Liskow

Judulang v. Holder, 565 U.S. ___ (Dec. 12, 2011): The BIA's "comparable grounds" approach to INA §212(c) waivers is arbitrary and capricious. Joel Judulang is an LPR who entered the United States in 1974, when he was eight, and has... Read More

Excerpts from Jan. 1, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: Draft Template for I-129 L-1 RFE Posted, More
Posted on 23 Dec 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Draft Template for I-129 L-1 RFE Posted USCIS posted a draft template for requests for evidence relative to intra-company transferees on December 15, 2011. It will be available for comment until January 17, 2012, and can be found at http://www.uscis... Read More

Excerpts From the April 15, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: USCIS Proposes Change for Certain Unlawful-Presence Waivers, More
Posted on 4 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

USCIS Proposes Change for Certain Unlawful-Presence Waivers USCIS posted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register on March 30 that would reduce the time U.S. citizens are separated from their immediate relatives who must obtain immigrant... Read More