Immigration Law

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BIA (unpub.) on Egregious 4th Amendment Violation: CBP 'Smelled' Undocumented Aliens in Car
Posted on 16 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Enrique Soto-Garcia, A087 534 842 (BIA May 7, 2013) - "In this unpublished decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) upheld an immigration judge's finding that Border Patrol agents committed an egregious Fourth Amendment violation when... Read More

BIA on Egregious 4th Amendment Violation: Matter of Ixpec-Chitay (Unpub.)
Posted on 19 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In this unpublished decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) upheld the suppression of evidence obtained by ICE officers who, during an early morning home raid, entered the respondent's home through windows without a search warrant or... Read More

Unpub. BIA Suppression Victory: Matter of Lara-Torres (Egregious Conduct by NSA)
Posted on 8 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[T]he Immigration Judge correctly concluded that the evidence obtained by officers of the National Security Agency (NSA) on March 31, 2010, with regard to the respondent's immigration status, which prompted officers of the United States Immigration... Read More

Unpub. BIA 4th Am. Violation Remand: Matter of Espana
Posted on 11 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In this unpublished decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) remanded for further consideration of the respondent’s motion to suppress upon finding the allegations in his affidavit constituted prima facie evidence of an egregious Fourth... Read More