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BIA on Imputed Residence: Matter of Montoya-Silva, Int. Dec. No. 3781, 26 I&N Dec. 123 (BIA 2013)

Matter of Montoya-Silva, Int. Dec. No. 3781, 26 I&N Dec. 123 (BIA 2013) - A parent’s lawful permanent resident status and residence in the United States cannot be imputed to an unemancipated minor for purposes of establishing the child’s eligibility for cancellation of removal under section...

CA1 on Imputed Political Opinion, Pakistan: Javed v. Holder

"Javed's credible, factual testimony amply established that his persecutors imputed a political opinion to him (albeit incorrectly), and that this opinion was at least a "central reason" for their attacks on him. ... The Board and IJ's contrary conclusion is not supported by the...

BIA on Imputed Presence/Residence: Matter of Duarte-Luna & Luna

"A parent’s continuous physical presence and continuous residence in the United States cannot be imputed to a child for purposes of establishing the child’s eligibility for Temporary Protected Status." - Matter of Duarte-Luna & Luna, 26 I&N Dec. 325 (BIA 2014)

CA9 on Armenia, Imputed Political Opinion: Khudaverdyan v. Holder

"Petitioners Hayk and Nadezhda Khudaverdyan seek asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (“CAT”), Dec. 10, 1984, 1465 U.N.T.S. 85. The Armenian military police detained...