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Unpub. BIA on Administrative Closure

"In this unpublished decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals administratively closed proceedings pending receipt of the appeal record from USCIS and the issuance of a decision on the denial of a Form I-130 filed on the respondent's behalf. The Board stated that the immigration judge erred...

BIA on Admin. Closure: Matter of Montiel

Official Headnote : "Removal proceedings may be delayed, where warranted, pending the adjudication of a direct appeal of a criminal conviction. Matter of Avetisyan , 25 I&N Dec. 688 (BIA 2012), followed." - Matter of Montiel, 26 I&N Dec. 555 (BIA 2015) .

Unpub. BIA Sua Sponte Administrative Closure

David Estudillo writes: "Attached is a decision I just received from the BIA . To my surprise, the BIA on its own decided to admin close the appeal. On several prior occasions I asked Chief Counsel’s office to admin close the case, but it refused. (The client had 2 DUIs, and numerous other...