Immigration Law

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CA4 on Social Distinction / Social Group: Oliva v. Lynch
Posted on 27 Nov 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Oliva v. Lynch, Nov. 25, 2015 - "We conclude that the BIA erred by interpreting the nexus requirement too narrowly, and that Oliva successfully demonstrated that membership in his proposed social groups was at least one central reason for his persecution... Read More

Migrant Teen Mother Who Cut Her Wrist Being Deported to Honduras
Posted on 9 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A teenage mother found bleeding from her wrist in the bathroom of a Texas family detention center last week is in the process of being deported. Lilian Oliva Bardales, 19, who had been held with her 4-year-old son since October, was quietly taken... Read More