Immigration Law

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Child Status Protection Act for Over-21 Derivatives: Implementing De Osorio v. Mayorkas
Posted on 4 Feb 2013 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

By David Froman Holding a key provision of the CSPA unambiguous, the Ninth Circuit, en banc , approved the two-petition approach for aged-out derivative beneficiaries of family preference petitions. "Vertical" conversion offers a viable alternative... Read More

High Court Splits 5-4 on Part of Child Status Protection Act
Posted on 10 Jun 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Scialabba v. Cuellar de Osorio, 2014 U.S. LEXIS 3991 (June 9, 2014) : The BIA’s textually reasonable construction of the Child Status Protection Act’s ambiguous language was entitled to deference, meaning that an aged-out “child”... Read More

News Excerpts From The Dec. 15, 2013, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 3 Dec 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Federal Judges Required to Provide Immigration Warnings During Plea Stage | Under changes to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure that took effect December 1, federal judges are required to advise defendants of potential immigration consequences... Read More