DHS, Jan. 12, 2023
"Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced the extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somalia for an additional 18 months, from March 18, 2023, through September 17, 2024. He also redesignated...
Ali v. Garland
"[W]e deny Ali's petition for review of the BIA's ruling insofar as the petition challenges the BIA's affirmance of the IJ's denial of Ali's al-Shabaab-related ground for obtaining CAT-based deferral of removal...
DHS, July 19, 2021
"Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced an 18-month extension and re-designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). This extension and re-designation will be in effect from September...
Aden v. Wilkinson
"Abdi Ali Asis Aden petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ (the “BIA” or “Board”) dismissal of his appeal of an Immigration Judge’s (“IJ”) denial of his applications...
Iman v. Barr
"In light of the totality of the circumstances and in the context of the administrative record presented to us, the evidence in this case compels the conclusion that Iman’s testimony was credible. Exercising jurisdiction under...
Kassim v. Barr
"The overarching question in this case is whether the Board of Immigration Appeals applied its own standard of review correctly. After an immigration judge granted a waiver of inadmissibility and deferral of removal to Ahmed Shariif...
TPS for Somalia Extended for 18 Months; EADs Automatically Extended Through Sept. 13, 2020
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf decided to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Somalia for...
This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 03/11/2020.
"Through this notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Somalia...
Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 166 / Monday, August 27, 2018 - "Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected...
University of Houston Law Center, Aug. 7, 2018 - "University of Houston Law Center faculty, students and alumni working through the school's Immigration Clinic helped convince a federal judge to order an immigration court to review the case of...
Attorney General Appoints Three New BIA Members |
On February 26, 2016, Attorney General Loretta Lynch appointed three new members to the Board of Immigration Appeals. Two of the new Board members—Molly Kendall Clark and Ellen Liebowitz—previously...
Kim Hunter writes: "Respondent, a Somali national, moved for reopening of his 2003 removal order, arguing that: 1) he was eligible for asylum, withholding, and CAT due to changed country conditions; 2) he was eligible for readjustment of status through...
Matter of K-D-H- (Oct. 5, 2017, unpub.)
Please read the attached IJ decision. No surprise to those of us in the trenches, but perhaps a wake-up call to those who think the asylum system is easy.
Hats off to Marty Rosenbluth !
Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 - Here are five links regarding the new travel ban:
1. The Presidential Proclamation
2. A White House Fact Sheet
3. A White House FAQ
4. A State Department Alert (with some significant typos : a) for Iran, the chart...
"Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from September 18, 2015, through...