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Matter of Rivas, 26 I&N Dec. 130 (BIA 2013)

A waiver of inadmissibility under section 212(h) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1182(h) (2006), is not available on a “stand-alone” basis to an alien in removal proceedings without a concurrently filed application for adjustment of status, and a waiver may not be...

CA11 on 212(h): Rivas v. U.S. Attorney General

"This petition for review requires us to decide whether a deportable alien who has left and reentered the United States may obtain nunc pro tunc a waiver of inadmissibility. See Immigration and Nationality Act § 212(h), 8 U.S.C. § 1182(h). The State of Florida twice convicted petitioner...

Pickering Victory in CA3: Rivas Rodriguez v. Atty. Gen.

Rivas Rodriguez v. Atty. Gen., Dec. 19, 2016 - "Raul Rivas Rodriguez (“Rivas”) petitions for review of the decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) dismissing his appeal from an order of the Immigration Judge (“IJ”) denying his motion to terminate...