Immigration Law

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A.G. Barr on Asylum, Persecution, Duress, Coercion: Matter of Negusie
Posted on 5 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of Negusie, 28 I&N Dec. 120 (A.G. 2020) (1) The bar to eligibility for asylum and withholding of removal based on the persecution of others does not include an exception for coercion or duress. (2) The Department of Homeland Security does... Read More

Matter of Negusie, 27 I&N Dec. 481 (A.G. 2018)
Posted on 19 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of Negusie, 27 I&N Dec. 481 (A.G. 2018) "Pursuant to 8 C.F.R. § 1003.1(h)(1)(i) (2018), I direct the Board of Immigration Appeals (“Board”) to refer this case to me for review of its decision. The Board’s decision... Read More

The Use of Coercion by U.S. DHS Officials Against Parents Who Were Forcibly Separated From Their Children
Posted on 24 Aug 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

American Immigration Council and AILA | August 23, 2018 - "This complaint contains 13 pseudonymized case examples and original testimony from parents who were separated from their children that show a pervasive, illegal practice by DHS officials... Read More