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Recent Cases United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit (October 2017-December 2017)

Baez-Sanchez v. Sessions, No. 16-3784 (October 6, 2017) Petition for Review, Order of Bd. of Immigration Appeals Petition granted Bd. erred in finding that IJ lacked authority to grant alien’s request to waive alien’s inadmissibility (and thus to temporarily halt … Continue reading

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CA7 lacked jurisdiction to review BIA denial of discretionary 212(h) waiver where alien was involved in violent or dangerous crime

Bd. did not err in reversing IJ’s grant of alien’s application for waiver of inadmissibility under section 212(h) of INA, where: (1) alien became removable based on his prior conviction on charge of unarmed bank robbery, which, in turn, resulted … Continue reading

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CA7 upholds IJ denial of Kyrgyzstan political asylum application

Record contained sufficient evidence to support IJ’s denial of alien’s asylum petition on grounds that alien was not credible, even though alien claimed that he faced persecution for his political activism as member of youth wing of political opposition party … Continue reading

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Cancellation of Removal for Non-Lawful Permanent Residents under INA Section 240A(b)(1)

Statutory Eligibility. To be eligible for cancellation of removal under INA § 240A(b), the applicant must establish that s/he (1) has been physically present in the United States for a continuous period of not less than 10 years immediately preceding … Continue reading

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Effects of Removal (Deportation) on Retirement or Disability Beneficiaries

Can I receive Social Security benefits if I have been deported? How does deportation or removal from the United States affect the receipt of benefits? Once the Department of Homeland Security notifies the Social Security Administration that an individual has … Continue reading

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