Immigration Law

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Matter of Rivas, 26 I&N Dec. 130 (BIA 2013)
Posted on 20 Jun 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

A waiver of inadmissibility under section 212(h) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1182(h) (2006), is not available on a “stand-alone” basis to an alien in removal proceedings without a concurrently filed application... Read More

Pickering Victory in CA3: Rivas Rodriguez v. Atty. Gen.
Posted on 20 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Rivas Rodriguez v. Atty. Gen., Dec. 19, 2016 - "Raul Rivas Rodriguez (“Rivas”) petitions for review of the decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) dismissing his appeal from an order of the Immigration Judge ... Read More

CA11 on 212(h): Rivas v. U.S. Attorney General
Posted on 3 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This petition for review requires us to decide whether a deportable alien who has left and reentered the United States may obtain nunc pro tunc a waiver of inadmissibility. See Immigration and Nationality Act § 212(h), 8 U.S.C. § 1182... Read More