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Digest for Week of May 10th, 2016

Immigration Case Summaries and Blog Posts

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Garcia v. Lynch

May 9, 2016
Immigration Law
(United States Ninth Circuit) - In a petition for review of a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) final order of removal, contending the BIA abused its discretion not only by requiring strict adherence to the demands of Matter of Lozada, 19 I&N Dec. 637 (BIA 1988), but also by failing to equitably toll the time, the petition is: 1) dismissed in part for want of jurisdiction; and 2) denied in part as to the remaining unpersuasive claims.
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Teng v. Dist. Director, US Citizenship and Immigration Servs.

May 4, 2016
Civil Procedure, Immigration Law, Administrative Law
(United States Ninth Circuit) - In a petition to require the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service to amend her date of birth on her naturalization certificate, which was issued in 1974 by the Immigration and Naturalization Service, the District Court's dismissal for lack of subject matter jurisdiction is affirmed where federal courts lack subject matter jurisdiction under the Immigration Act of 1990 to modify naturalization certificates issued by an administrative agency.
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Immigration Blog Posts

9th Cir. Upholds Law Behind Sheriff Arpaio's Workplace Raids

Casey C. Sullivan, Esq.
May 6, 2016
Arizona's identity theft laws are not facially preempted by federal immigration law, the Ninth Circuit ruled on Monday. The state's identity theft laws prohibit the use of a false identity to obtain employment. The laws had been used by...
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Immigration Case Reveals the Chaotic State of Mexican Gangs

Jonathan R. Tung, Esq.
April 29, 2016
A federal appellate case out of the Eighth Circuit highlighted what can properly be described as a disaster situation within the state of Mexico. When the Saldana family emigrated (more like escaped) personal threats made against their lives by powerful...
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