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Jeffrey S. Chase: The BIA and Selective Dismissal
Posted on 7 Jun 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jeffrey S. Chase, June 7, 2019 "On May 31, the BIA published a precedent decision in Matters of Andrade Jaso and Carbajal Ayala . In that decision, Board Member Garry Malphrus (writing for a panel that included Hugh Mullane and Ellen Liebowitz... Read More

BIA on Frivolous Asylum Claim: Matter of M-S-B-, 26 I&N Dec. 872 (BIA 2016)
Posted on 13 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of M-S-B-, 26 I&N Dec. 872 (BIA 2016) - (1) An untimely application for asylum may be found frivolous under section 208(d)(6) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1158(d)(6) (2012). Luciana v. Att’y Gen. of U.S., 502... Read More

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Unpub. BIA Continuance Remand Victory in NC
Posted on 20 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Because the Immigration Judge erred in finding that the respondent's request for a continuance to permit the respondent to appear in federal court on a criminal sentencing matter was unreasonable and not supported by good cause (I.J. at 2),... Read More