Category Archives: Reinstatement removal order

Zambrano v Holder CA7, illegal reentry bars Motion to Reopen and 212 (c) discretionary relief

Reyes, a citizen of Mexico, entered the U.S. in 1979 and was granted lawful permanent resident status in 1989. In 1993, he pled guilty to two felony counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a minor. He was sentenced to six … Continue reading

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Reinstatement removal order: Tapia-Lemos v. Holder (7th Cir., April 7, 2011)

The Seventh Circuit dismissed petitioner’s petition for review from a reinstatement removal order finding that petitioner had failed to file within the statutorily required 30 days after the reinstatement was entered. 8 U.S.C. § 1252(b)(1).  The Court rejected petitioner’s argument … Continue reading

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