Daily Archives: March 26, 2010

Well-founded fear of persecution that respondents would be subject to forced sterilization

Matter of H-L-H- & Z-Y-Z-, 25 I&N Dec. 209 (BIA 2010)  U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review Board of Immigration Appeals Decided March 26, 2010 Whether an alien has presented sufficient evidence to establish a well-founded fear … Continue reading

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BIA Holds that California Conviction for Infliction of Corporal Injury on Spouse Is Crime of Violence

The BIA held in Matter of Perez Ramirez, 25 I. & N. Dec. 203 (B.I.A. Mar. 17, 2010), that (1) where a criminal alien’s sentence has been modified to include a term of imprisonment following a violation of probation, the … Continue reading

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Establishing good cause for a continuance of proceedings-7th Cir. 2010

Juarez v. Holder, No. 08-1788: Denial of Motion to Reopen/Noncompliance with Biometrics Requirements Juarez v. Holder (Sykes) Oral Argument | Full Text Petition for review BIA’s decision that petitioners’ untimely applications and failure to provide the required biometrics meant they had … Continue reading

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Health-Care Reform Act Implications for Alien

The new health-care reform act, Pub. L. No. 111-148, 124 Stat. 119 (Mar. 23, 201), the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, has numerous implications for non-U.S. citizens.Section 1312(f)(3) of the Act states:(3) ACCESS LIMITED TO LAWFUL RESIDENTS.–If an individual … Continue reading

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