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Excerpts From the April 15, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: USCIS Proposes Change for Certain Unlawful-Presence Waivers, More
Posted on 4 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

USCIS Proposes Change for Certain Unlawful-Presence Waivers USCIS posted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register on March 30 that would reduce the time U.S. citizens are separated from their immediate relatives who must obtain immigrant... Read More

Hats off to Mark C. Fleming!
Posted on 13 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Last night I read the transcript of yesterday's Supreme Court oral argument in the case of Judulang v. Holder . Arguing for the Petitioner was Mark C. Fleming , a partner at WilmerHale. I was delighted to find that Mr. Fleming's argument was brilliant... Read More

Judulang oral argument preview
Posted on 12 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"... Five amicus briefs were filed in support of Judulang and are available here . One of those briefs in particular stands out. A group of former immigration officials, including two former general counsel of the INS, filed a brief in support... Read More

Supremes, 9-0, slam BIA on 212(c): Judulang
Posted on 12 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Held: The BIA’s policy for applying §212(c) in deportation cases is “arbitrary and capricious” under the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U. S. C. §706(2)(A). Pp. 9–21. - Judulang v. Holder, Dec. 12, 2011 . Here's... Read More

Judulang Practice Advisory
Posted on 17 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

IMPLICATIONS OF JUDULANG V. HOLDER FOR LPRs SEEKING § 212(c) RELIEF AND FOR OTHER INDIVIDUALS CHALLENGING ARBITRARY AGENCY POLICIES - Dec. 16, 2011, by Manny Vargas, Nancy Morawetz, Trina Realmuto, Dan Kesselbrenner, and Beth Werlin . Read More

Supreme Court Oral Argument Recap: Judulang v. Holder
Posted on 18 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The following argument recap is written by Kevin R. Johnson, Dean of the UC Davis School of Law and Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies. He is one of the editors of the ImmigrationProf Blog . "On October 12, the... Read More

Supreme Court oral argument on Wed., Oct. 12, 2011: Judulang v. Holder
Posted on 11 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Issue : Whether a lawful permanent resident who was convicted by guilty plea of an offense that renders him deportable and excludable under differently phrased statutory subsections, but who did not depart and reenter the United States between... Read More

Post-Judulang Remand (Unpub. BIA)
Posted on 7 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nadeen Aljijakli writes: " I am very pleased to share the BIA's recent decision to reopen our client's case for consideration of 212(c) relief in light of the Supreme Court's case in Judulang v. Holder, 132 S.Ct. 476 (2011). Judulang... Read More

Ninth Circuit Judulang Remand: Rangel-Zuazo
Posted on 14 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The opinion filed January 31, 2011, slip opinion page 1867, and published at 633 F.3d 848, is withdrawn. ... Because Petitioner’s aggravated felony ground for removal lacked a comparable inadmissibility ground, the BIA found Petitioner ineligible... Read More

Transcript of Supreme Court Oral Argument: Judulang v. Holder
Posted on 12 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Wednesday, October 12, 2011. The above-entitled matter came on for oral argument before the Supreme Court of the United States at 11:07 a.m. Judulang v. Holder, No. 10-694 . Read More

Supreme Court opinion analysis: Judulang v. Holder
Posted on 14 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In a stinging rejection of the U.S. government’s position, the Court unanimously ruled in favor of Joel Judulang. Reversing and remanding for a unanimous Court, Justice Elena Kagan began the opinion for the Court as follows..."... Read More

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