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Doe v. US
United States Second Circuit
Immigration Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a defendant's trial counsel misled him as to the serious immigration consequences of the crime to which he pleaded guilty, constituting...
02/14/2019 17-1841
Szonyi v. Whitaker
United States Ninth Circuit
Immigration Law
Applying Chevron deference, upheld the Board of Immigration Appeals' interpretation of "single scheme of criminal misconduct." The phrase...
02/13/2019 15-73514
Flores v. Whitaker
United States Fifth Circuit
Immigration Law
Denied a Mexican citizen's petition for review of a Board of Immigration Appeals decision ordering her removed from the United States. The lawful...
02/11/2019 17-60744
In re Border Infrastructure Environmental Litigation
United States Ninth Circuit
Environmental Law, Immigration Law, Construction
Held that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security had the statutory authority to expedite construction of physical border barriers near San Diego and...
02/11/2019 18-55474
US v. Delhorno
United States Seventh Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Immigration Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed the denial of a writ of coram nobis, a rare form of collateral attack on a criminal judgment. The defendant requested this relief to avoid...
02/08/2019 18-1707
Islas-Veloz v. Whitaker
United States Ninth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Immigration Law
Upheld a Board of Immigration Appeals ruling that a noncitizen was removable. His Washington conviction for communicating with a minor for immoral...
02/04/2019 15-73120
Ruderman v. Whitaker
United States Seventh Circuit
Immigration Law
Held that the Board of Immigration Appeals erred in analyzing whether an alien was statutorily inadmissible because of past criminal convictions. He...
01/29/2019 17‐1689
Karingithi v. Whitaker
United States Ninth Circuit
Immigration Law
Held that the Immigration Court had jurisdiction over an alien's removal proceedings even though the initial notice to appear did not specify the time...
01/28/2019 16-70885
US v. Perdomo
United States Fifth Circuit
Immigration Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed an alien's conviction of illegal reentry following deportation. Held that his Arkansas residential burglary conviction was an aggravated...
01/28/2019 15-40958
US v. Freeman
United States Fifth Circuit
Immigration Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a U.S. Border Patrol agent lacked reasonable suspicion to stop a pickup truck, in a case where the defendant was charged with transporting...
01/25/2019 17-40739

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