Immigration Law

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Geoffrey Hoffman on Unpub. BIA Victory for Cornell Law Students
Posted on 2 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Geoffrey Hoffman, Feb. 2, 2016 - "The three interlocutory appeals of denials of law student appearances filed on behalf of Cornell Law School ’s clinical programs were successfully granted by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). I would... Read More

Unpub. BIA Interlocutory Appeal Victory - Change of Venue
Posted on 7 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Anne E. Peterson writes: " I wanted to share this BIA decision granting an interlocutory appeal of [Dallas] IJ Sims decision denying a change of venue motion with you and the readers of BIBDE." [See also: Texas Refugees' Courtroom Nightmare... Read More

Interlocutory Appeal to BIA Granted, COV Motion Granted (in re IJ Deitrich Sims)
Posted on 14 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nilou Khonsari writes: "Recently, our nonprofit organization represented a client who sought a motion to change venue from Dallas to San Francisco. The Department of Homeland Security specifically did not oppose the motion to change venue. Immigration... Read More

Unpub. BIA Termination (Interlocutory Appeal!) Victory - Matter of Hernandez
Posted on 2 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"We will entertain this appeal and vacate the Immigration Judge's order insofar as that order denied the parties' joint motion to terminate the proceedings. The Immigration Judge correctly stated that he is required to adjudicate a motion... Read More