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Duran-Gonzalez Settlement
Posted on 1 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On March 21, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington granted preliminary approval of a Settlement Agreement in the case of Aurelio Duran-Gonzalez v. Department of Homeland Security (Duran-Gonzalez) Under the terms... Read More

CA9 on Brand X: Duran Gonzales Vacated, Remanded
Posted on 30 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The opinion filed on October 25, 2011, 659 F.3d 930, is withdrawn. A superseding opinion and dissent will be filed concurrently with this order. The Petition for Rehearing En Banc filed on December 9, 2011 is denied as moot. ... Plaintiff-Appellants... Read More

District Court Issues Final Approval of Duran Gonzalez Settlement Agreement
Posted on 24 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matt Adams writes: "On July 21, 2014, the District Court issued a final approval of the settlement agreement in Duran Gonzalez . Read the Settlement Agreement for a full explanation of who qualifies as a class member and what steps class members... Read More

Implementation of the Settlement Agreement in Duran Gonzalez: USCIS Policy Memo, Jan. 31, 2015
Posted on 16 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This policy memorandum (PM) ensures the consistent implementation of the Settlement Agreement based on Duran Gonzalez, et al. v. Department of Homeland Security, et al., and amends all earlier memoranda on this subject, including the May 19, 2009... Read More