Immigration Law

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En Banc CA9 on Burden of Proof, Citizenship: Mondaca-Vega III
Posted on 15 Dec 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Is the 84-year-old petitioner a native-born U.S. citizen or a deportable Mexican? A deeply-divided en banc court denied the petition for review. Mondaca-Vega III, Dec. 15, 2015 . Read More

CA9 on Citizenship, Standard of Review: Mondaca-Vega v. Holder
Posted on 26 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Majority: "Who is Petitioner? Is he Reynaldo Carlon Mondaca, a native and citizen of the United States, or is he Salvador Mondaca-Vega, a native and citizen of Mexico? The district court determined that Petitioner is Salvador Mondaca-Vega and, accordingly... Read More

Mondaca-Vega to be Re-Heard En Banc
Posted on 6 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Upon the vote of a majority of nonrecused active judges, it is ordered that this case [Mondaca-Vega v. Holder, 718 F.3d 1075 , 1081 (9th Cir. 2013)] be reheard en banc pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 35(a) and Circuit Rule 35-3.... Read More