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CA1 on Post-Departure Bar: Perez-Santana v. Holder; Bolieiro v. Holder

"Perez Santana petitions for our review, contending, inter alia, that the post-departure bar conflicts with the clear language of the immigration statute, which grants "[a]n alien" the right to file a single motion to reopen. 8 U.S.C. § 1229a(c)(7). We agree. The post-departure bar...

CA1 on IJ/BIA Errors of Fact: Perez v. Holder

"As [OIL] now concedes, both the BIA and the IJ mistakenly concluded that Perez could have continued his social activism provided he paid extortion money to the gang members. But that erroneous finding conflated Perez's testimony that the gang demanded payment for the continued operation of...