Matter of Coronado Acevedo, 28 I&N Dec. 648 (A.G. 2022)
(1) Matter of S-O-G- & F-D-B-, 27 I&N Dec. 462 (A.G. 2018) , is overruled.
(2) Pending the outcome of the rulemaking process, immigration judges and the Board of Immigration of Appeals...
TRAC, Oct. 9, 2022 - Judge-by-Judge Asylum Decisions in Immigration Courts, FY 2017-2022
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The union's Jan. 25, 2022 press release is here .
An interview with NAIJ President Mimi Tsankov is here .
Erika Williams, CNS, Jan. 25, 2022
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