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Immigration Litigation & the Chenery Doctrine - Practice Advisory

"Have you ever rubbed your eyes or scratched your head in disbelief after reading a government brief that urges the federal court to uphold an immigration decision based on a reason or rationale not discussed, or even mentioned, in the decision itself? If you litigate immigration cases in federal...

LAC Practice Advisory: Return to the United States After Prevailing on a Petition for Review or Motion to Reopen

"This practice advisory contains practical and legal suggestions for individuals seeking to return to the United States after they have prevailed on a petition for review or an administrative motion to reopen or reconsider to the immigration court or Board of Immigration Appeals." - Copyright...

ICE Locks Up U.S. Citizen for Seven Months; She Sues

"Immigration officials imprisoned a U.S. citizen for seven months and when she sued for the abuse tried to revoke her citizenship in retaliation, the woman claims in court. Sharon Arlanza Yost sued the United States in Federal Court . ... Yost seeks damages for negligence, false imprisonment, and...

Updated 'Departure Bar' Practice Advisory

Beth Werlin and Trina Realmuto, November 20, 2013 : "This advisory discusses the so-called “departure bar” regulations. 8 C.F.R. §§ 1003.2(d), and 1003.23(b)(1). Relying on these regulations, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA or Board) and the Immigration Courts have refused...