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Moncrieffe and Olivas-Motta: Fourteen Crim/Imm Defenses in the Ninth Circuit

"Katherine Brady of the Immigrant Legal Resource Center wrote this advisory, updated as of May 24, 2013 . Thanks to the authors of the Moncrieffe Practice Advisory cited above, and especially to Dan Kesselbrenner, Norton Tooby, Isaac Wheeler, and Su Yon Yi. Mistakes belong to the author. Copyright...

Updated 'Departure Bar' Practice Advisory

Beth Werlin and Trina Realmuto, November 20, 2013 : "This advisory discusses the so-called “departure bar” regulations. 8 C.F.R. §§ 1003.2(d), and 1003.23(b)(1). Relying on these regulations, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA or Board) and the Immigration Courts have refused...

Texas v. USA Update: A DOJ 'Advisory,' and Pushback by Plaintiffs

On March 3, 2015, DOJ advised Judge Hanen that USCIS had issued approximately 100,000 three-year EADs for some DACA renewals. The plaintiffs in Texas v. USA pushed back , calling for early discovery.

Updated Rivera v. Holder Practice Advisory (Release on Conditional Parole; Alternative to Monetary Bond)

(Current as of May 1, 2015) - Immigration Judges’ Authority to Grant Release on Conditional Parole Under INA § 236(a) as an Alternative to Release on a Monetary Bond " This advisory discusses the recent decision in Rivera v. Holder, --- F.R.D. ----, [2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 48370] (W...