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Recent AAO Victories

Robert Pauw writes: "1. Approval of Proyecto San Pablo application . This is representative of about a dozen decisions that have just come out of the AAO. Proyecto San Pablo is a legalization lawsuit we filed in 1989 concerning legalization denials based on an allegation of a prior deportation...

Ninth Circuit Finds Limited Review for Expedited Removal Orders: Robert Pauw

"In a recent decision, the Ninth Circuit concluded that there is jurisdiction to review the merits of a challenge to an “expedited removal order”. Smith v. CBP , ___ F.3d ____, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 438 (Jan, 9, 2014). Although the court ultimately rejected the petitioner’s merits...