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Unpub. BIA TPS Victory: Matter of R-

Mo Goldman writes: "The BIA dismissed the appeal filed by DHS from an IJ’s decision granting the respondent Temporary Protected Status (TPS) pursuant to INA §244(b)(5)(B). Respondent, a citizen of Honduras, requested that the IJ grant him TPS de novo after being denied for late initial...

Modified Categorical Approach Victory in NY: Matter of Nunez (IJ Segal)

Michael Z. Goldman writes: "On September 20, 2013, we received a significant decision issued by New York Immigration Judge Alice Segal terminating removal proceedings against a long-time Permanent Resident of the United States. This decision, which you can read here , is noteworthy because it is...

Another 'When Released' Habeas Victory: Masih v. Aviles

"[B]ecause Mr. Masih was not released from postconviction physical custody, the Government is not authorized to hold him in mandatory detention pursuant to section 1226(c)." - Masih v. Aviles, May 20, 2014 . [Hats off to Michael Z. Goldman !]

How an Undocumented Immigrant From Mexico Became a Star at Goldman Sachs

"The overachievers at Goldman Sachs aren’t all the same. Some have been valedictorians, or Navy SEALs, or the sons or grandsons of the company’s bankers. Some will stop at nothing to amass a fortune; others are patient. And at least one was an undocumented immigrant. Julissa Arce, who...