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Digest for Week of November 24th, 2015

Immigration Case Summaries and Blog Posts

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Mejia-Ramaja v. Lynch

November 20, 2015
Immigration Law
(United States First Circuit) - In a petition to review the decision of the Board of Immigrant Appeals (BIA) declining to reopen Guatemalan petitioner's removal proceedings, the petition is denied where the BIA acted well within the realm of its discretion.
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Hernandez-Zavala v. Lynch

November 20, 2015
Immigration Law
(United States Fourth Circuit) - In an immigration action, the Board of Immigration Appeal's decision that petitioner had committed a crime of domestic violence making him ineligible for cancellation of removal is affirmed where a state law conviction for a crime of violence, that does not have require a domestic relationship as an element of the offense, can constitute a crime of violence under 8 U.S.C. section 1227(a)(2)(E)(i) when the underlying facts involve a domestic relationship.
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US v. Garcia-Jimenez

November 19, 2015
Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law, Sentencing
(United States Ninth Circuit) - Sentence for illegal reentry into the U.S. is vacated and remanded for resentencing where New Jersey's aggravated assault offense, contained in N.J. Stat. Ann. Section 2C:12-1(b)(1), does not qualify as a federal generic aggravated assault and is not a crime of violence eligible for a sentencing enhancement under U.S.S.G. section 2L1.2.
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Bringas-Rodriguez v. Lynch

November 19, 2015
Immigration Law
(United States Ninth Circuit) - In an immigration action, the Board of Immigration Appeal (BIA)'s decision that petitioner, a gay man and Mexican citizen who was sexually abused by family members in Mexico, failed to show that the Mexican government was unwilling or unable to control those who perpetrated such acts is affirmed where substantial evidence supported the BIA's denial of petitioner's asylum claim.
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5th Cir. Knocks Down Immigration Reform, for Now

Casey C. Sullivan, Esq.
November 18, 2015
(United States First Circuit) - In a petition to review the decision of the Board of Immigrant Appeals (BIA) declining to reopen Guatemalan petitioner's removal proceedings, the petition is denied where the BIA acted well within the realm of its discretion.
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