This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 12/07/2023
"The Department of State (“Department”) is amending its regulation governing immigrant visas by removing...
On July 10, 2023, a Fifth Circuit panel dismissed Mr. Argueta-Hernandez' petition for review for lack of jurisdiction, 73 F.4th 300.
On Dec. 5, 2023 the panel (Higginbotham, Graves, and Douglas)...
Here is a look back at what I posted to this blog on Dec. 5, 2006 .
Matter of M-R-M-S-, 28 I&N Dec. 757 (BIA 2023) - If a persecutor is targeting members of a certain family as a means of achieving some other ultimate goal unrelated to the protected ground, family...
EOIR, Dec. 1, 2023
"Application Deadline: Friday, December 15, 2023"
BIA, Sept. 30, 2021
"Amicus Invitation No. 21-30-09 AMICUS INVITATION, Due Date: October 21, 2021
September 30, 2021
The Board of Immigration Appeals welcomes interested members of the public to file amicus curiae briefs discussing the below issue:
1. Does Pereida v. Wilkinson, 141 S. Ct. 754 (2021), authorize an Immigration Judge to rely on any document or record covered by section 240(c)(3)(B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1229a(c)(3)(B), when conducting a modified categorical analysis of a noncitizen’s removability?
2. Is a transcript from a defendant’s sentencing hearing or sentencing modification hearing a document covered by section 240(c)(3)(B) of the Act, and if it is, can information from the transcript revealing the identity of a controlled substance be considered under a modified categorical analysis?
3. In light of Pereida and section 240(c)(4)(i) of the Act, can a noncitizen establish by a preponderance of the evidence his or her eligibility for asylum and withholding of removal if the record is inconclusive as to whether his or her conviction constitutes an aggravated felony and a particularly serious crime?"