Immigration Law

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CA9 on Continuance, Good Cause: Pleitez-Lopez v. Barr
Posted on 27 Aug 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Pleitez-Lopez v. Barr "Petitioner Luis Pleitez-Lopez seeks review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ decision affirming the immigration judge’s (“IJ”) denial of a continuance for Petitioner to update his fingerprints with... Read More

Sessions on Good-Cause Standard for Continuances: Matter of L-A-B-R-, 27 I&N Dec. 405 (A.G. 2018)
Posted on 16 Aug 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of L-A-B-R-, 27 I&N Dec. 405 (A.G. 2018) (1) An immigration judge may grant a motion for a continuance of removal proceedings only “for good cause shown.” 8 C.F.R. § 1003.29. (2) The good-cause standard is a substantive requirement... Read More