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CA9 on Authority to Terminate Asylum: Nijjar v. Holder

"We address whether the Department of Homeland Security has authority to terminate an alien’s asylum status, and conclude that it does not. ... Congress did not confer the authority to terminate asylum on the Department of Homeland Security. Congress conferred that authority exclusively on...

Matter of A-S-J-, ID 3765, 25 I&N Dec. 893 (BIA 2012)

Matter of A-S-J-, ID 3765, 25 I&N Dec. 893 (BIA 2012) - An Immigration Judge lacks jurisdiction to review the termination of an alien’s asylum status by the Department of Homeland Security pursuant to 8 C.F.R. § 208.24(a) (2007).

Matter of V-X-, 26 I&N Dec. 147 (BIA 2013)

(1) A grant of asylum is not an “admission” to the United States under section 101(a)(13)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(13)(A) (2006). (2) When termination of an alien’s asylum status occurs in conjunction with removal proceedings pursuant to...

BIA Unpub. on Jurisdiction

"The Ninth Circuit recently held that nothing in section 241 (a)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1231(8)(5), or its implementing regulations deprives the agency of discretion to afford an alien a new plenary removal bearing. Villa-Anguiano v. Holder, 727 F.3d 873, 878...

NVC Termination Notice Email Snafu Irks Practitioners - Law360

Allissa Wickham, Law360, July 31, 2015 - "The National Visa Center caused a bout of confusion this week when it issued a slew of erroneous termination notices for pending visa cases, with the glitch coming roughly a month after the U.S. Department of State’s visa system experienced a significant...

Unpub. BIA Termination (Interlocutory Appeal!) Victory - Matter of Hernandez

"We will entertain this appeal and vacate the Immigration Judge's order insofar as that order denied the parties' joint motion to terminate the proceedings. The Immigration Judge correctly stated that he is required to adjudicate a motion to terminate on the record and pursuant to the regulations...