Immigration Law

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Unpub. BIA Reopening Victory in Texas
Posted on 13 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Raed Gonzalez writes: "Grant from BIA on a motion to reopen under Lari v. Holder and Garcia Carias v. Holder where we challenged that the regulations barring noncitizens from pursuing their cases after departure or deportation are unlawful and ultra... Read More

Unpub. BIA Sua Sponte Reopening Victory (Habeas, Pickering) in Detroit
Posted on 31 Aug 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Tsui H. Yee of Guerrero Yee LLP writes: "I'm happy to share a favorable decision I just received from the BIA, granting my motion to reopen removal proceedings on behalf of a client who was deported based on an aggravated felony conviction which... Read More

Unpub. BIA Reopening Victory; In Absentia; Exceptional Circumstances
Posted on 31 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hats off to Shahid Haque-Hausrath ! Read the decision ; read about the case . Shahid Haque-Hausrath Border Crossing Law Firm, P.C. 312 N. Ewing Street, 2nd Floor Helena, Montana 59601 (406) 594-2004 (888) 594-2179 (Fax) Shahid... Read More

Unpub. BIA Exceptional Circumstances Sua Sponte Reopening Victory
Posted on 23 Sep 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Raed Gonzalez writes: "This client was ordered removed in absentia in 2001. In 2014, a lawyer filed a motion to reopen asserting lack of notice. The lawyer filed a patently deficient one-paragraph motion to reopen. When this motion was denied, we... Read More

Unpub. BIA Equitable Tolling Victory: Matter of Kim
Posted on 4 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jon Eric Garde writes: "I want to share a BIA grant on a special motion to reopen for 212(c) over 13 years after the BIA order and over six years after the filing deadline post St. Cyr, as promulgated by governing regulations. Equitable tolling due... Read More

Unpub. BIA MTR Victory Based on Carachuri-Rosendo
Posted on 19 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Geoffrey A. Hoffman writes: "This case [ Matter of X-, June 12, 2017, unpub .] is significant because the respondent had been deported about 9 years ago unfairly as an alleged aggravated felon due to minor controlled substance convictions.... Read More