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  • CA1 Declines to Review MTR for Christian Indonesians Seeking Asylum(474 KB - 4/7/2014)
    The court denied the petition to review the motion to reopen (MTR) the asylum denials, finding that Christian Indonesian petitioners failed to demonstrate error sufficient to warrant reopening of their removal proceedings. (Marsadu v. Holder, 4/4/14)
    AILA Doc. No. 14040743.
  • CA1 Upholds Cancellation of Removal Denial(479 KB - 2/19/2014)
    The court denied the petition in part and dismissed in part for lack of jurisdiction, upholding the cancellation of removal denial based on the lack of hardship the U.S.-born gifted son would suffer if the parents were removed to Guatemala. (Alvarado v. Holder, 2/14/14)
    AILA Doc. No. 14021956.
  • CA1 Dismisses Petition to Review Waiver Denials for Lack of Jurisdiction(471 KB - 1/23/2014)
    The court lacked jurisdiction to review the IJ and BIA’s discretionary waiver denials based on “extreme hardship” and “good faith” under INA §216(c)(4) of the joint filing requirement for removal of conditions on permanent residency. (Lopez v. Holder, 1/17/14)
    AILA Doc. No. 14012355.
  • CA1 Upholds Denial of MTR for Guatemalan Teacher Seeking Asylum(476 KB - 1/23/2014)
    The court denied the petition for review, upholding the BIA’s denial of the motion to reopen (MTR) the removal proceedings, because the new evidence did not prove persecution in Guatemala was on account of teachers’ public teaching and opposition to gangs. (Rosales v. Holder, 1/15/14)
    AILA Doc. No. 14012353.