Office of the Attorney General, July 8, 2020
"Matter of A-M-R-C-, Respondent
Decided by Attorney General
July 8, 2020
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of the Attorney General
BEFORE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
On June 17, 2020, pursuant to...
On its "Frequently Requested Agency Records" page, https://www.justice.gov/eoir/frequently-requested-agency-records , EOIR posted two files:
BIA, Feb. 21, 2020
"Amicus Invitation No. 20-21-02
AMICUS INVITATION (Alien Notice), Due Date: March 23, 2020
February 21, 2020
The Board of Immigration Appeals welcomes interested members of the public to file amicus curiae briefs discussing...
Matter of Thomas & Thompson, 27 I&N Dec. 556 (A.G. 2019)
Pursuant to 8 C.F.R. § 1003.1(h)(1)(i), I direct the Board of Immigration Appeals (“Board”) to refer these cases to me for review of its decisions. The Board’s decisions...
DOJ, Jan. 29, 2019, Matter of Castillo-Perez - "Interested amici may submit briefs not exceeding 9,000 words on or before February 25, 2019. The parties may submit reply briefs not exceeding 6,000 words on or before February 25, 2019."
BIA, June 27, 2018 - "Amicus Invitation No. 18-06-27 (Amended)
AMICUS INVITATION (VALIDITY OF A CONVICTION FOR IMMIGRATION PURPOSES), DUE JULY 27, 2018
JUNE 27, 2018
The Board of Immigration Appeals welcomes interested members of the public...
Jeffrey S. Chase, Mar. 22, 2018 - "An amicus brief was filed yesterday by attorneys at the law firm of Sidley Austin on behalf of an asylum seeker from the Democratic Republic of Congo in the case of Matumona v. Sessions . Fleeing for his life and...
Jeffrey S. Chase, Mar. 4, 2018 - "On February 16, the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP filed an amicus curiae (i.e. “friend of the court”) brief on behalf of 14 former immigration judges and BIA board members with Attorney...
Jeffrey S. Chase, Mar. 21, 2018 - "On March 15, lawyers with the firm of Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on behalf of 11 former immigration judges and BIA Board members in...
Paul W. Schmidt (Immigration Judge, 2003 - 2016, BIA Board Member and Board Chairman, 1995-2003; acting General Counsel of legacy INS, 1979 -1981 and again from 1986 to 1987, and Deputy General Counsel of INS from 1978 to 1987) posted a link to this CA6...
Amicus Invitation No. 18-02-14
AMICUS INVITATION (REMOVABILITY & AGGRAVATED FELONY DEFINITIONS),
DUE March 16, 2018
FEBRUARY 14, 2018
The Board of Immigration Appeals welcomes interested members of the public to file amicus curiae briefs...
AILA, the Tahirih Justice Center, the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, Asista Immigration Assistance and the Asian-Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence filed this amicus brief in response to Matter of Castro-Tum, 27 I&N Dec. 187 (A.G....
1. Here's the "Gang of 14" brief from former IJs and retired BIA Board members, about which Paul W. Schmidt writes: "Thanks again to all my retired colleagues. What a great opportunity to “reunite online” in support of a...
Jeffrey S. Chase, Nov. 16, 2017 - "The BIA recently withdrew as moot its invitation for amicus briefs on the following issue: whether an applicant who filed a late application for asylum based on two separate grounds (i.e. religion and coercive population...
BIA, Feb. 27, 2018 - "Amicus Invitation No. 18-02-27
AMICUS INVITATION (CONVICTION FOR POSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN FLORIDA), DUE March 29, 2018
FEBRUARY 27, 2018
The Board of Immigration Appeals welcomes interested members of...