EOIR, Apr. 13, 2022
"Attorney General Merrick B. Garland has appointed Beth Liebmann as a Member of EOIR’s Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). ... Judge Liebmann earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1981 from Brandeis University and a Juris Doctor...
EOIR, Apr. 12, 2022
1. Whether, in light of U.S. v. Herrold, 941 F.3d 173 (5th Cir. 2019) (en banc), and regardless of the specific mens rea of an underlying crime, the commission or attempted commission of a felony, theft...
BIA, Mar. 16, 2022
"The Board of Immigration Appeals welcomes interested members of the public to file amicus curiae briefs discussing the below issue:
ISSUE PRESENTED: What factors should the Board weigh when considering an untimely motion to...
As of Jan. 19, 2022 there are 82,645 appeals pending at the BIA.
NYLAG, Feb. 10, 2022
" A federal district court in New York on Wednesday evening ordered the U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals to establish an online library of its unpublished opinions – the result of a settlement between the New York Legal...
Garcia Cabrera v. Garland
"This petition arises out of an immigration judge’s (IJ) refusal (affirmed by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)) to continue the deportation proceedings of a movant that the IJ himself recognized was likely...
Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 236 / Monday, December 13, 2021
"On December 4, 2020, the Executive Office for Immigration Review (“EOIR”) published a notice of proposed rulemaking (“NPRM” or “proposed rule”...
EOIR, Nov. 22, 2021
"On July 15, 2021, the Attorney General issued a precedential decision in Matter of Cruz-Valdez, 28 I&N Dec. 326 (A.G. 2021). In that decision, the Attorney General restored the authority of immigration judges and the Board...
Amicus Invitation No. 21-17-11
"ISSUE PRESENTED: In Hernandez v. Whitaker, 914 F.3d 430 (6th Cir. 2019), the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit concluded that section 750.82 of the Michigan Compiled Laws is not divisible and that...
Amicus Invitation No. 21-09-11
"ISSUE PRESENTED: Whether all aggravated felonies under section 101(a)(43) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43), per se come within the ambit of a particularly serious crime, such that...
Matter of M-F-O-, 28 I&N Dec. 408 (BIA 2021) - A notice to appear that does not specify the time or place of a respondent’s initial removal hearing does not end the accrual of physical presence for purposes of voluntary departure at the conclusion...
EOIR, Oct. 29, 2021
"Amicus Invitation No. 21-30-09 AMICUS INVITATION (Record of Conviction) Due October 21, 2021
(Amended) Deadline extended, Due November 19, 2021
November 19, 2021 The Board of Immigration Appeals welcomes interested members...
Chavez Gonzalez v. Garland
"We hold today that the IJs and BIA possess the inherent authority to terminate removal proceedings, abrogating Matter of S-O-G- & F-D-B-. We likewise conclude the BIA improperly denied Petitioner’s request...
DOJ letter, Oct. 15, 2021
"Plaintiff seeks the publication of unpublished decisions issued by the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) — both historical opinions that the BIA has already issued and opinions that the BIA will issue...
Lopez Troche v. Garland
"Mario Rene Lopez Troche ("Lopez Troche"), a native and citizen of Honduras, petitions for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") that affirms the denial of his application for...