Blog Posts in November, 2013

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  • Court Reconfirms It Does Not Have Jurisdiction to Review Aggravated-Felony Cases
    Court Reconfirms It Does Not Have Jurisdiction to Review Aggravated-Felony Cases

    Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ("Ninth Circuit"), the federal court with jurisdiction over petitions for review of decisions by the Board of Immigration Appeals ...

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  • Successfully Achieving Protections for LGBT Victims
    Successfully Achieving Protections for LGBT Victims

    After the United States Supreme Court barred the United States Government from discriminating against lawfully married same-sex couples in its landmark decision United States v. Windsor , the United ...

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  • Government Must Comply with Filing Deadlines, Court Says
    Government Must Comply with Filing Deadlines, Court Says

    In what many private practitioners of immigration law find to be a long overdue decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ("Ninth Circuit"), the federal court with ...

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  • Court Requires Immigration Judge to Give Foreign National Time to Investigate Negative Evidence
    Court Requires Immigration Judge to Give Foreign National Time to Investigate Negative Evidence

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ("Ninth Circuit"), the federal court with jurisdiction over petitions for review of decisions by the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") ...

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