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SEC Says Oil Co. Targeted EB-5 Investors In $68M Scheme - Law360
Posted on 7 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Law360, Los Angeles (July 6, 2015, 10:24 PM ET) -- "The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday accused a Bay Area oil and gas company and its CEO of running a $68 million "Ponzi-like" scheme that targeted the Chinese-American... Read More

Tags: ponzi , luca , eb-5 , SEC , yang

CA9 on Credibility: Yang v. Lynch (Superseding Opinion)
Posted on 20 May 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Yang v. Lynch, May 19, 2016 - "The petition for rehearing is GRANTED. The opinion filed on February 26, 2016, reported at 815 F.3d 1173, is withdrawn. A superseding opinion is filed concurrently with this order. The superseding opinion reflects... Read More

Unpub. BIA Asylum Remand Victory; China
Posted on 10 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Upon our de novo review, we will reverse the Immigration Judge's conclusion that the harm the lead respondent experienced does not rise to the level of persecution. ... We will remand for the Immigration Judge to allow the Department of Homeland... Read More

CA4 on Misrepresentation, More: Yang v. Holder
Posted on 29 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Multiple errors by the BIA on multiple issues. Please read the case in full. Excellent lawyering by Joshua Bardavid ! - Yang v. Holder, Oct. 29, 2014 . Read More

CA7 on Continuances: Yang v. Holder
Posted on 25 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Although we are satisfied that the Board did not abuse its discretion in denying Yang’s request for asylum and associated relief, the same cannot be said for its decision to uphold the IJ’s denial of a continuance pending adjudication... Read More