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Nielsen Thumbs Nose at Mattis over Deportation of Veterans
Posted on 4 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Alex Horton, Washington Post, Apr. 4, 2018 - "Immigration and Customs Enforcement appears to have ignored a directive from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to prevent the deportation of noncitizen troops and veterans, seeking to remove a Chinese immigrant... Read More

CA11 on 'Clear Error' - Zhu v. U.S. Attorney General
Posted on 4 Jan 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"At issue in this appeal is whether the BIA erred when it overturned the immigration judge’s (“IJ”) factual findings -- particularly the finding that Zhu would likely be forcibly sterilized upon returning to China -- not through... Read More

CA2 on Credibility, 'Bible Test' - Zhu v. Holder
Posted on 24 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The agency based its credibility determination primarily on Zhu's testimony concerning his telling of the story of the biblical figure Paul to Chinese authorities during his detention. The agency found that Zhu's demeanor while testifying... Read More

Tags: Second Circuit , Paul , tso , Bible , zhu , ca2

CA3 on Meaningful Consideration of Evidence by BIA: Zhu v. Attorney General
Posted on 4 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Because the BIA’s opinion did not reflect meaningful consideration of much of the evidence that Zhu submitted in support of her motion, we will grant the petition for review, vacate the order denying the motion to reopen, and remand to the... Read More

Tags: Third Circuit , bia , Cox , Evidence , ca3 , zhu