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Matter of U. SINGH, ID 3738, 25 I&N Dec. 670 (BIA 2012)

Matter of U. SINGH, ID 3738, 25 I&N Dec. 670 (BIA 2012) - (1) A decision by a Federal court of appeals reversing a precedent decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals is not binding authority outside the circuit in which the case arises. (2) A stalking offense for harassing conduct in violation...

CA3 on (M)(i) aggravated felony, actual loss: Singh v. Holder

"[W]e agree that under the unique facts of this case his offense did not cause an actual loss. Because we hold that § 1101(a)(43)(M)(i) requires an actual, not merely intended, loss, we will grant Singh’s petition and vacate the order of removal." - Singh v. Holder, Apr. 16, 2012...

Matter of U. Singh Remanded

"This case is before us instantly pursuant to a remand from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit filed on July 5, 2012. ... In our published decision, Matter of U. Singh , [25 I&N Dec. 670 (BIA 2012)] we reached two main conclusions: ( 1) a decision by a federal court of...

CA9 on India, Changed Conditions: Singh v. Holder

Majority: "The IJ and the BIA determined that the government showed that there has been a fundamental change in circumstances such that Singh’s life or freedom would not be threatened on account of his race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion...

CA9 on Political Opinion: Singh v. Holder

"Kamalpal Singh, a 51-year-old native and citizen of India, petitions for review from the BIA’s denial of his application for asylum and withholding of removal based on imputed political opinion. Singh entered the United States in 2006 after fleeing egregious physical abuse by the local police...

CA9 on Adjustment, Reopening: Singh v. Holder

"For the second time in six years, we hold that the Board of Immigration Appeals has authority to reopen proceedings of an alien who is under a final order of removal in order to afford the alien an opportunity to pursue an adjustment of status application before United States Citizenship and Immigration...

Four New Habeas 236(c) 'When...Released' Victories!

In the space of two days, the feds (ICE) take a beating in four cases, three out of the SDNY and one out of the MDPA. Hats off to Christopher J. Cassar, Paul B. Grotas, Craig R. Shagin, Nancy Morawetz and Ruben Loyo! Enjoy... - Antoniou v. Shanahan - Minto v. Decker - Singh v. Sabol - Sutherland...

BIA on Attorney Discipline: Matter of P. Singh

Official Headnote: An attorney who admitted to engaging in conduct prejudicial to the administration of justice by enlisting his legal assistant to impersonate him during multiple telephonic appearances before Immigration Judges was appropriately suspended from practice before the Immigration Courts...

CA3 on 'Realistic Probability' Approach: Singh v. Atty. Gen.

Singh v. U.S. Attorney General, Oct. 6, 2016 - "Singh’s crime of conviction does not sufficiently match the elements of the generic federal offense, and his conviction under section 780-113(a)(30) was not for an aggravated felony. The BIA erred in conducting a “realistic probability”...

CA2 on India, Asylum, Timeliness, Credibility, Relocation: Singh v. Sessions (unpub.)

Singh v. Sessions, Apr. 14, 2017 (unpub.) - "[T]he agency required Singh to definitively establish his arrival date, and ignored evidence that Singh lived in India during the year preceding his filing, which was material to whether he filed his application within one year of his arrival in the United...