United States Seventh Circuit

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MOHAMMAD v. ASHCROFT, 03-1554

The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA) reinstatement provision, 8 U.S.C. section 1231(a)(5), may not be applied retroactively to aliens who reentered the United States and applied for discretionary relief prior to IIRIRA's effective date.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 02/24/2004
  • Decided 01/26/2005
  • Published 01/26/2005

Judges

  • RIPPLE, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, RIPPLE and EVANS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Susan Compernolle (Argued), Rubman & Compernolle, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner.

  • For Appellees:
  • George P. Katsivalis, Department of Homeland Security, Office of the District Counsel, Chicago, IL, Papu Sandhu (Argued), Department of Justice, Civil Division, Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC, for Respondent.