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BIA on Rwanda, Genocide Bar, Laches: Matter of O-R-E-
Posted on 21 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of O-R-E-, 28 I&N Dec. 330 (BIA 2021) (1) Immigration Judges and the Board lack the authority to recognize the equitable defense of laches in removal proceedings. (2) The respondent’s willful misrepresentations regarding his name... Read More

Tags: genocide , Rwanda

CA6 on Asylum, Rwanda, Evidence, MTR: Uwineza v. Holder
Posted on 24 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Uwineza argues that the BIA’s decision is without rational explanation, citing Yo Yun Zhang v. Holder, 702 F.3d 878, 881-82 (6th Cir. 2012), which held that the BIA cannot refuse to credit evidence on the grounds that it is unsworn or written... Read More

CA6 on Asylum, Rwanda, Evidence, MTR: Uwineza v. Holder (unpub.)
Posted on 21 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Uwineza argues that the BIA’s decision is without rational explanation, citing Yo Yun Zhang v. Holder, 702 F.3d 878, 881-82 (6th Cir. 2012), which held that the BIA cannot refuse to credit evidence on the grounds that it is unsworn or written... Read More

Rwandan woman to stand trial in N.H. on immigration charges
Posted on 21 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A federal courtroom in New Hampshire is about to become a laboratory for analyzing the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and whether a Manchester immigrant played a role in it. Prosecutors say 41-year-old Beatrice Munyenyezi of Rwanda lied on applications... Read More