Jeffrey S. Chase, Aug. 11, 2019
"In June 2018, the Attorney General issued his precedent decision in Matter of A-B- . The AG intended his decision to lead to the denial of asylum claims based on domestic violence and gang violence by asylum officers...
Paul W. Schmidt, Mar. 21, 2019
"JUSTICE PREVAILS AGAIN IN IMMIGRATION COURTS EVEN IN THE “POST-A-B-“ ERA — Outstanding Analysis By Judge Eileen Trujillo Of The U.S. Immigration Court In Denver, CO, Recognizes “Women In Mexico”...
Cyrus Mehta, Mar. 9, 2019
"In Matter of A-B – , 27 I&N Dec. 227 (A.G. 2018), former Attorney General Jeff Sessions overruled a prior Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) precedent, Matter of A-R-C-G-, 26 I&N Dec. 388 (BIA 2014), which...
Immigration Courtside, Jan. 17, 2019
The Hon. Paul W. Schmidt writes:
"Here are two redacted “post- Matter of A-B- ” decisions from U.S.Immigration Judges correctly interpreting the law to grant relief to refugee women from Central...
Karen Musalo , Bank of America Foundation Chair in International Law and Professor & Director, Center for Gender & Refugee Studies at U.C. Hastings College of the Law writes:
"Following up on U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan’s...
Jeffrey S. Chase, Dec. 24, 2018 - "Six months after a significant number of U.S. immigration judges cheered a decision intended to revoke the hard-earned right of domestic violence victims to asylum protection, immigration advocates had their chance...
ACLU, Dec. 19, 2018 - "The Trump administration’s campaign to dismantle our asylum system just suffered another major setback. A federal judge in Washington, D.C., permanently blocked a June 2018 “expedited removal” policy that...
Hon. Paul W. Schmidt, Dec. 10, 2018
"NEW YORK CITY BAR, DECEMBER 4, 2018
Good evening, and thanks so much for inviting me. In the “old days,” I would have started with my comprehensive disclaimer. But, now that I’m retired,...
USCIS, July 11, 2018 - "Guidance for Processing Reasonable Fear, Credible Fear, Asylum, and Refugee Claims in Accordance with Matter of A-B-"
Jeffrey S. Chase, July 13, 2018 - "One month after Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued his cruel, misguided decision in Matter of A-B- , we are seeing the first signs of how the decision is being implemented by the BIA, USCIS, and ICE.
Letter, June 27, 2018 - "Dear Attorney General Sessions,
The 465 undersigned faith-based, immigration, civil rights, human rights, worker rights, and anti-violence service and advocacy organizations write to express our profound concern for the...
CGRS, June 12, 2018 - "Stand with Refugee Women, Resist Attorney General Sessions’ Attack on Domestic Violence Survivors!
FIRST, WHAT ARE THE ISSUES?
On June 11, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a deeply disappointing decision...
Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, Apr. 27, 2018 - "Today the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC) joins the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Human Rights First (HRF) and Kids in Need of Defense ...