Category Archives: Board of Immigration Appeals

BIA Holds §212(h) Waiver Available to Petitioner Who Adjusted to LPR Status in the U.S.

VELLA, 27 I&N Dec. 138 (BIA 2017) ID 3905 (PDF) An alien “has previously been admitted to the United States as an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence” within the meaning of section 212(h) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, … Continue reading

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BIA Precedent Decisions Volume 27 (3887 – ) Executive Office for Immigration Review 2017-

BIA Precedent Decisions Volume 25 (3643 – 3765) BIA Precedent Decisions Volume 26 (2012-2017 (3766-3886) Executive Office for Immigration Review BIA Precedent Decisions Volume 27 (3887-2017-) Executive Office for Immigration Review TAVDIDISHVILI, 27 I&N Dec. 142 (BIA 2017) ID 3906 … Continue reading

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BIA Precedent Decisions Volume 26 (2012-2017) Executive Office for Immigration Review

BIA Precedent Decisions Volume 25 (3643 – 3765) BIA Precedent Decisions Volume 26 (2012-2017 (3766-3886) Executive Office for Immigration Review BIA Precedent Decisions Volume 27 (Volume 27 (3887-2017-) Executive Office for Immigration Review FLORES-ABARCA, 26 I&N Dec. 992 (BIA 2017) … Continue reading

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CA7 upholds BIA denial of untimely Motion to Reopen based on ineffective counsel

YUSEV v. Sessions, Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit 2017 Bd. did not err in denying alien’s motion to reopen their applications for asylum and withholding of removal based on claim that their counsel was ineffective. Said motion was untimely, since … Continue reading

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LPR Returning to U.S. Cannot Be Regarded as Seeking Admission and May Not Be Charged with Inadmissibility

Distinguishing Koloamatangi, the BIA holds that LPR returning to U.S. is not seeking an admission and may not be charged with inadmissibility under 8 USCA § 1182(a). In Matter of Pena, 26 I. & N. Dec. 613 (B.I.A. June 16, … Continue reading

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