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Advance Copy of DHS Notice: Extension and Redesignation of Somalia for TPS

"This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is both extending the existing designation of Somalia for temporary protected status (TPS) for 18 months from September 18, 2012 through March 17, 2014, and redesignating Somalia for TPS for 18 months, effective September...

Somalia TPS Extension, Redesignation: Federal Register

"This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is both extending the existing designation of Somalia for temporary protected status (TPS) for 18 months from September 18, 2012 through March 17, 2014, and redesignating Somalia for TPS for 18 months, effective September...

Somali CAT Victory in Arlington Immigration Court

Hassan Ahmad writes: "We would like to share a CAT victory won for a Somali national . Judge Harris of the Arlington, VA Immigration Court agreed with our argument that a young, Americanized male of Somali origin would be subjected to torture within the meaning of the Convention either at the hands...

Advance Copy of USCIS Notice: Extension of TPS for Somalia

"Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from March 18, 2014 through September 17, 2015." - FR Doc. 2013-25969 Filed...

Somalia TPS Extension

"Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from March 18, 2014 through September 17, 2015." - Federal Register / Vol...

Unpub. BIA Asylum Victory, Somalia, FGM

"In sum, we conclude that the respondent met her burden of proof for asylum based on suffering FGM and that she merits relief as a matter of discretion." - Matter of X-, Dec. 31, 2013 . [Hats off to Kim Hunter !]

TPS Extended for Somalia: USCIS

"Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from September 18, 2015, through March 17, 2017." - FR Doc. 2015-13094 Filed...

Temporary Protected Status Extended for Somalia

"Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from September 18, 2015, through March 17, 2017." - Federal Register / Vol...

News Excerpts From the March 15, 2016, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

Attorney General Appoints Three New BIA Members | On February 26, 2016, Attorney General Loretta Lynch appointed three new members to the Board of Immigration Appeals. Two of the new Board members—Molly Kendall Clark and Ellen Liebowitz—previously served as senior legal advisors to the...

Cornell Asylum Clinic Wins BIA Remand for Somali (unpub., May 25, 2016)

Stephen W. Yale-Loehr, Professor of Immigration Law Practice, Cornell Law School , and Co-Author, Immigration Law & Procedure Treatise , writes: "My colleague Estelle McKee and two students (Jamie Long and Melvin Wu) just won a remand from the BIA in an appeal by a Somali (Mr. D-) who had suffered...

ESTA Updated re Somalia, Libya, Yemen and Global Entry

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 117 / Friday, June 17, 2016 - "DHS/CBP is updating this system of records notice, last published on February 23, 2016 (81 FR 8979), to modify the scope of the system of records to reflect that the Secretary of Homeland Security is adding Somalia, Libya, and Yemen...

Advance Copy of TPS Extension for Somalia

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 01/17/2017 - "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for a period of 18 months, effective...

TPS Extended for Somalia (Jan. 17, 2017)

Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 10 / Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for a period of 18 months, effective March 18, 2017...

Travel Ban 3.0 - Presidential Proclamation (Sept. 24, 2017) - UPDATED

Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 - Here are five links regarding the new travel ban: 1. The Presidential Proclamation 2. A White House Fact Sheet 3. A White House FAQ 4. A State Department Alert (with some significant typos : a) for Iran, the chart says "No nonimmigrant visas except F, M, and...

Unpub. BIA Asylum Victory, Somalia: Matter of K-D-H- (Oct. 5, 2017)

Matter of K-D-H- (Oct. 5, 2017, unpub.) Please read the attached IJ decision. No surprise to those of us in the trenches, but perhaps a wake-up call to those who think the asylum system is easy. Hats off to Marty Rosenbluth !