Immigration Law

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CA9 on Past Persecution, Cumulative-Effect Review: Salguero v. Garland
Posted on 16 Dec 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Salguero v. Garland "[W]e hold that the BIA must conduct a cumulative-effect review when assessing a petitioner’s claim of past persecution and that the agency’s purported failure to do so is a legal issue we decide de novo. ... For... Read More

CA9 on Substantial Evidence, Past Persecution: Singh v. Garland
Posted on 14 Sep 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Singh v. Garland Court Staff Summary: "Granting in part and denying in part Shamsher Singh’s petition for review of a decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals, and remanding, the panel held that substantial evidence did not support the... Read More

CA8 on Past Persecution, GMC: Flores v. Holder
Posted on 7 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Reviewing the BIA's opinion, it is unclear why the BIA upheld the IJ's finding that Flores did not suffer past persecution. ... Remand is also necessary because if the BIA is upholding the IJ's apparent adoption of a blanket rule that... Read More