Monthly Archives: August 2014

Visa Bulletin For September 2014

Visa Bulletin For September 2014 Number 72 Volume IX Washington, D.C View as Printer Friendly PDF A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during September. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily … Continue reading

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Certificate of Translation

Certificate of Translation Under both Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) regulations, all documents written originally in another language must be translated into English. 8 C.F.R. § 103.2(b)(3); 8 C.F.R. § 1003.33. A certificate … Continue reading

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Nebraska Service Center Filing Tips

NSC Offers Filing and Best Practice Tips U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS’) Nebraska Service Center (NSC) strives to adjudicate each and every petition within posted processing times and, in reviewing ways to improve its efficiency, has identified the following … Continue reading

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CA7 remands 212(c) case to BIA due to legal error of reliance on uncorroborated arrest reports absent a conviction or corroborating evidence

Avila-Ramirez, an LPR since 1977, does not contest the BIA’s determination that his 1990 conviction for committing a lewd and lascivious act with a child under the age of fourteen was for an aggravated felony. Avila-Ramirez’s guilty plea occurred in … Continue reading

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CA7 lacks jurisdiction to review Mexican cancellation as grounds for relief sought are discretionary

Petitioner, a citizen and native of Mexico, appealed the BIA’s affirmance of the IJ’s denial of his application for cancellation of removal. The court held that the courts of appeal lack jurisdiction to review the denial of discretionary relief in … Continue reading

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