Immigration Law

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CA2 on Derivative Citizenship; Overrules ID 3621: Nwozuzu v. Holder
Posted on 12 Aug 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The question presented is whether Nwozuzu's failure to become a lawful permanent resident before turning eighteen years old bars him from claiming derivative citizenship from his parents. We hold it does not. ... Nwozuzu applied for citizenship... Read More

CA2 on Derivative Citizenship: Morales-Santana v. Lynch
Posted on 8 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Petitioner Luis Ramon Moralesā€Santana seeks review of a Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) decision denying his motion to reopen his removal proceedings to evaluate his claim of derivative citizenship. Under the statute in effect when... Read More