United States Seventh Circuit

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Tchemkou v. Mukasey, 06-2638

After the grant of a petition for review of a BIA decision, petitioner's motion for attorney's fees and costs is granted where the government's position in the underlying action was not substantially justified.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/22/2008
  • Published 02/22/2008


  • Before RIPPLE, ROVNER and SYKES, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Brian J. Murray, Jones Day, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner.

  • For Appellees:
  • Mary J. Candaux, Thomas B. Fatouros, Department of Justice, Civil Division, Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC, for Respondent.