Immigration Law

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CA2 Vacates Matter of Mendez! (CIMT, Misprision)
Posted on 27 May 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Mendez v. Barr "Tomas Mendez, a lawful permanent resident, was denied reentry to the country upon his return from a trip abroad. The Department of Homeland Security charged him as inadmissible for having been previously convicted of misprision... Read More

AAO on CIMT, Maryland Simple Assault
Posted on 23 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Although the Hearing Transcript from July 15, 2008 indicates that the applicant's assault was committed against a police officer and that the applicant's actions resulted in scrapes and bruises to the police office, the Hearing Transcript... Read More

Tags: mendez , AAO , assault , cimt , Maryland

CA5 on 'Common Sense' vs. Evidence: Mendez Mendez v. Holder (unpub.)
Posted on 21 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals is reviewed and its order of removal is vacated for the following reason. The record shows a full concession, by an attorney at the initial hearing, of all charges for removability made by the government... Read More