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.
- Argued 02/24/2004
- Decided 01/26/2005
- Published 01/26/2005
- RIPPLE, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, RIPPLE and EVANS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- 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.