Matter of Lemus-Losa, ID 3745, 25 I&N Dec. 734 (BIA 2012) - Adjustment of status under section 245(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1255(i) (2006), is unavailable to an alien who is inadmissible under section 212(a)(9)(B...
Phoenix immigration attorney David Asser thinks Arizona ICE attorneys and local prosecutors have conspired to create a " morally reprehensible, vile and base " method for an end-run around the new ICE prosecutorial discretion policy . Let's...
Held: The BIA’s policy for applying §212(c) in deportation cases is “arbitrary and capricious” under the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U. S. C. §706(2)(A). Pp. 9–21. - Judulang v. Holder, Dec. 12, 2011 .
"Sea’s newly retained counsel discovered that one of the principal documents relied on by the Immigration Judge in support of his determination that Sea was not credible had been improperly translated. Therefore, we STAY the appeal to allow...
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is enhancing the
filing process for select forms dealing with naturalization and
citizenship (N-Forms). Beginning Oct. 30, 2011, the new process will
allow individuals to file N-Forms at a...
This symposium examines the relationship between citizenship and
inequality through a focus upon two extraordinary books that have
already become core texts in the fields of citizenship and migration:
Linda Bosniak’s The Citizen and the Alien...
Transporting Padilla to Deportation Proceedings: A Due Process Right to the Effective Assistance of Counsel
Stephen H. Legomsky St. Louis University Public Law Review, 2012 Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper 11-10-04...
"This eNewsletter contains selected recent developments in criminal immigration law occurring during June, 2011." http://tooby.stormweaver.com/pdf/free-newsletter-archives/Jun_2011.pdf
Must a prevailing wage determination be obtained from the National Prevailing Wage Center (NPWC) if the employer is filing an application for a college or university teacher under the optional recruitment and documentation procedures provision?
A blast from the past (1985!) reminding adjudicators that evidence never dies. Matter of Deciga-Gallegos, Feb. 26, 1985 . Courtesy of Lisa Brodyaga .
IMMIGRATION DETAINER - NOTICE OF ACTION - DHS Form I-247 (12/11)
Anker: "Not a Setback For Family or Particular Social Group Jurisprudence, Only a Limited
Application of Existing Procedural Remand Standards" Apr. 17, 2006. Anker 4-17-06.pdf
May 2-3, 2006, The New Yorker Hotel,
481 Eighth Avenue @ 34th Street,
New York, NY. http://www.nysba.org/Template.cfm?Section=Events&Template=/Conference/ConferenceDescByRegClass.cfm&ConferenceID=1949&CFID=1385009&CFTOKEN=21291397
71 FR 19805, Apr. 18, 2006. http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/01jan20061800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2006/pdf/06-3655.pdf
"The test, which was conducted between January 15, 2006, and April 15, 2006, evaluated the operational impact of reading and verifying information embedded in the e-Passports on the border inspection process." DHS, Apr. 18, 2006. http://www...
"This case requires us to decide whether a crime with no mens rea requirement may reasonably be said to involve
'moral turpitude.' We hold that the Board of Immigration Appeals, the agency charged with making that determination in the first...
"Because Mr. Kholyavskiy did not name his immediate custodian in challenging his present physical confinement in Kenosha, we must affirm the dismissal of his petition for habeas corpus." Kholyavskiy v. Achim, Apr. 17, 2006. Kholyavskiy.pdf
"Because the IJ failed to determine whether the Petitioners suffered past persecution or established they have a well-founded fear of future persecution, we must remand the case to allow a decision on this issue in the first instance." Hernandez...
Feel safer now? U.S. v. Rackley, Third Cir., Apr. 17, 2006. Rackley.pdf
National Center for Refugee and Immigrant Children. http://www.refugees.org/data/email/nationalcenter/04172006.htm
ICE headquarters, 6th Floor / Garcia Conference Room, 425 I Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
11:00 AM, EST, Thursday, April 20, 2006.
Georgetown University Law Center
Friday, April 28, 2006
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The conference will offer law and policy analysis and discussion on cutting-edge immigration issues. Featured panelists will include high-ranking government officials, academics...
Immigration Policy Center, Apr. 19, 2006. http://www.ailf.org/ipc/border_insecurity_spring06.pdf
STATEMENT OF JOHN TRASVIÑA
INTERIM PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL, MEXICAN AMERICAN LEGAL DEFENSE & EDUCATIONAL FUND (MALDEF) APRIL 19, 2006.
Trasvina statement 4 19 2006.pdf
"OIS announces the release of a series of maps showing the distribution of legal permanent residents who became naturalized citizens of the United States between 1980 and 2003 by class of admission (e.g., employment preference, family preference...