Description Date Docket #
US v. Sineneng-Smith
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law, Constitutional Law
Invalidated a federal immigration statute as unconstitutionally overbroad after determining that it criminalizes a substantial amount of speech...
12/04/2018 15-10614
US v. Nino-Carreon
United States Fifth Circuit
Immigration Law, Sentencing
Affirmed the sentence of a man who pleaded guilty to illegally reentering the U.S. after removal.
12/03/2018 17-11433
US v. Tydingco
United States Ninth Circuit
Immigration Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Reversed a woman's conviction for harboring an illegal alien and her husband's for aiding and abetting the harboring, and remanded for a new trial.
11/27/2018 17-10023
US v. Valle-Ramirez
United States Fifth Circuit
Immigration Law
Affirmed that an alien's conviction for aggravated assault under Georgia law constituted an aggravated felony within the meaning of an immigration law...
11/19/2018 15-41719
Martinez-De Ryan v. Whitaker
United States Ninth Circuit
Immigration Law
In an amended opinion, upheld a Board of Immigration Appeals decision denying an alien's application for cancellation of removal. The Mexico citizen...
11/16/2018 15-70759
Okpala v. Whitaker
United States Fifth Circuit
Immigration Law
Vacated a Board of Immigration Appeals' deportation order, in a case involving a man born in Nigeria whose deportation proceedings were reopened in...
11/15/2018 17-60391
Melgoza-Guerrero v. Whitaker
United States Ninth Circuit
Immigration Law
Held that the phrase "particularly serious crime" in a federal immigration statute, 8 U.S.C. section 1231(b)(3)(B)(ii), is not unconstitutionally...
11/09/2018 15-72080
Mauricio-Benitez v. Sessions
United States Fifth Circuit
Immigration Law
Denied an El Salvador citizen's petition for review of a Board of Immigration Appeals decision ordering him removed. He contended unsuccessfully that...
11/08/2018 17-60792
Menendez v. Whitaker
United States Ninth Circuit
Immigration Law
Granted the separate petitions for review of two aliens who challenged Board of Immigration Appeals' removal decisions that were based on their...
11/08/2018 14-72730
Regents of the University of California v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
United States Ninth Circuit
Immigration Law, Administrative Law
Affirmed the issuance of a nationwide preliminary injunction in a lawsuit challenging the Department of Homeland Security's rescission of the Deferred...
11/08/2018 18-15068

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