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...
Nguyen v. USA
"Petitioner Tien Nguyen, a Vietnamese national, pled guilty in 1997 to possession of counterfeit securities. In 2017, Nguyen filed a Petition for Coram Nobis, Audita Querela, or OtherAppropriate Relief (Dkt. No. 111) (the "Petition") in which he seeks to vacate his conviction on the ground that his guilty plea was made on his counsel's inaccurate advice that this offense did not constitute an "aggravated felony" which would subject him to deportation and render him ineligible for naturalization. As explained below, the court is granting the Petition because this case presents extraordinary circumstances warranting the unusual remedy of coram nobis relief."