This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 10/04/2023
"This NPRM proposes to adopt and replace regulations relating to the key aspects of the placement, care, and services...
Kemokai v. Atty. Gen.
"The Board of Immigration Appeals ruled that Mucktaru Kemokai is removable as an aggravated felon and denied his requests for asylum and withholding of removal. Mr. Kemokai...
EOIR provided these slides in response to my FOIA request.
EOIR, Sept. 28, 2023
"This Director’s Memorandum (DM) provides guidance to Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) adjudicators on the enforcement priorities and exercises of prosecutorial...
"DV-2025 Program: The online registration period for the DV-2025 Program begins on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4) and concludes on...
Matter of J-G-R-
(1) Torturous conduct committed by a public official who is “acting in an official capacity,” meaning acting under color of law, is covered by the regulations implementing the Convention Against Torture, but such conduct by an official who is not acting in an official capacity is not covered. Matter of O-F-A-S-, 28 I&N Dec. 35 (A.G. 2020), followed.
(2) The key consideration in determining if an official’s torturous conduct was undertaken “in an official capacity” for purposes of CAT eligibility is whether the official was able to engage in the conduct because of his or her government position, or whether the official could have done so without connection to the government.
"We will remand the record to the Immigration Judge to determine if the respondent is credible, consistent with the First Circuit’s remand order [Reyes v. Garland, 37 F.4th 1 (1st Cir. 2022)]."
[Hats off to Ethan Horowitz!]