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In an unpublished decision dated Dec. 4, 2023 a panel of the Ninth Circuit remanded for a new hearing. The facts are stunning...unless you practice immigration law:
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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...
1. Amicus Invitation No. 19-11-5
AMICUS INVITATION (Hearing Notice), Due Date: December 5, 2019
November 5, 2019
The Board of Immigration Appeals welcomes interested members of the public to file amicus curiae briefs discussing the below issue:
ISSUE PRESENTED: Did the Immigration Judge err in terminating proceedings when the Respondent did not appear for a scheduled removal hearing after being provided notice of the hearing pursuant to the Migrant Protection Protocols?
2. Amicus Invitation No. 19-11-6
AMICUS INVITATION (Criminal Issue), [Due Date:] 12/6/2019
November 6, 2019
ISSUE PRESENTED: Does the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion in Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions, 137 S. Ct. 1562 (2017), affect the meaning of the term “crime of child abuse” under section 237(a)(2)(E)(i) of the Act as applied to “statutory rape” convictions? If so, why and how? And if not, why not?