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"
American Immigration Council and the Federal Immigration Litigation Clinic of the James H. Binger Center for New Americans, University of Minnesota Law School, Nov. 28, 2023
"This practice advisory...
Mendez v. Barr
"Tomas Mendez, a lawful permanent resident, was denied reentry to the country upon his return from a trip abroad. The Department of Homeland Security charged him as inadmissible for having been previously convicted of misprision of a felony in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 4. An immigration judge found Mendez removable as charged, and the BIA affirmed, reasoning that misprision is categorically a crime of moral turpitude. Mendez petitioned for review, arguing that § 4 did not require, as an element, the requisite intent for a crime of moral turpitude. We GRANT the petition and VACATE the decision of the BIA."
[Hats off to Gerard Cedrone and William Jay Lawyer!]