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Unpub. BIA Asylum Victory; China; Breach of Confidentiality

"The respondent's motion alleges that a United States official advised her that in obtaining the respondent's travel documents, for the purpose of removal, he communicated by email with the Chinese Consulate in such a way as to breach the confidentiality requirements at 8 C.F .R. §...

CA9 on Kenya, Evidence, Confidentiality, Authentication: Owino II

"... Owino petitioned for review and we granted the petition. Owino v. Holder , 575 F.3d 956 (9th Cir. 2009) (per curiam). ... The BIA dismissed Owino’s appeal on April 23, 2012. It affirmed the IJ’s denial of Owino’s motion to admit additional evidence, reasoning that Owino had...

Battle Over the Constitutional Rights of Undocumented Minors

"Two years ago, attorney Sameer Ashar, a UC Irvine law professor, represented a juvenile who was referred to federal immigration authorities by the Orange County Probation Department. In immigration court, Ashar argued to have his client’s case terminated and asked the judge to exclude...