Immigration Law

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Jeffrey S. Chase: Latest Pereira Developments
Posted on 3 Jun 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jeffrey S. Chase, June 3, 2019 "I have previously discussed the implications of the Supreme Court’s 2018 decision in Pereira v. Sessions here and here . There are two aspects to the Pereira decision. The first is the narrow issue presented... Read More

BIA, En Banc (9-6) on Pereira, Bermudez-Cota: Matter of Mendoza-Hernandez and Capula-Cortes
Posted on 1 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of Mendoza-Hernandez and Capula-Cortes, 27 I&N Dec. 520 (BIA 2019) Board En Banc: NEAL, Chairman; MALPHRUS, WENDTLAND, MULLANE, GREER, MANN, O’CONNOR, LIEBOWITZ, and KELLY, Board Members. Dissenting Opinion: GUENDELSBERGER, joined by... Read More

CA9 on Pereira, Bermudez-Cota: Karingithi v. Whitaker
Posted on 28 Jan 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Karingithi v. Whitaker "We consider whether the Immigration Court has jurisdiction over removal proceedings when the initial notice to appear does not specify the time and date of the proceedings, but later notices of hearing include that information... Read More

CA6 Gives Auer Deference to Bermudez-Cota: Hernandez-Perez v. Whitaker
Posted on 18 Dec 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hernandez-Perez v. Whitaker - "Agency interpretations of their own regulations are “controlling unless ‘plainly erroneous or inconsistent with the regulation.’” Auer v. Robbins, 519 U.S. 452, 461 (1997) (quoting Robertson... Read More