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209(c) waiver victory in Batavia, NY

Richard Geduldig writes: " On October 11, 2011, Immigration Judge Philip Montante issued a ten-page written decision granting adjustment of status with a Section 209(c) waiver of grounds of inadmissibility to a refugee who had an aggravated felony conviction, and who had been detained for...

CA7: IJs Have U Visa Waiver Authority - L.D.G. v. Holder

"In the absence of a clear indication by Congress to the contrary, we find that section 1182(d)(14) and section 1182(d)(3)(A) waivers can and do coexist, and that the IJ has jurisdiction to grant a waiver of inadmissibility to a U Visa applicant under section 1182(d)(3)(A)." - L.D.G. v. Holder...