Daily Archives: July 27, 2014

CA7 remands for reasoned analysis of evidence of past persection in Belarus

Sobaleva entered the U.S. on a student visa and applied for asylum, contending that the Belarusian government persecuted her for her political opinion before she left and likely would do so again if she were to return. She also requested … Continue reading

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CA7 finds abuse of discretion in denial of Continuance pending adjudication of I-130

Denial of a continuance on the basis of a non-reason is an abuse of discretion. Yang v. Holder, Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit 2014 Yang, a citizen of China, entered the U.S. in 1998, as a tourist. In 2000, he … Continue reading

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