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Unpub. BIA Sua Sponte Reopening Victory (Habeas, Pickering) in Detroit

Tsui H. Yee of Guerrero Yee LLP writes: "I'm happy to share a favorable decision I just received from the BIA, granting my motion to reopen removal proceedings on behalf of a client who was deported based on an aggravated felony conviction which was was later held by a district court judge to...

Sua Sponte Reopening Victory in DV Case; Venue Change

"In her motion to reopen, the respondent has provided evidence that she suffered physical, mental, and sexual abuse in EI Salvador at the hands of family members when she was very young, and similar abuse later in her life at the hands of a man she calls her common law husband. In light of recent...

CA9 on Sua Sponte Reopening: Bonilla v. Lynch

Bonilla v. Lynch, July 12, 2016 - "Immigration law changes over time. New statutes are enacted; agency interpretations change; new appellate and Supreme Court decisions issue. Our questions concern how those legal changes affect an individual ordered deported from the United States when, as it turns...