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  • CA8 Declines to Review Asylum Denial for Chinese Christian(504 KB - 4/7/2014)
    The court denied the petition to review the asylum denial, finding that the IJ did not violate the petitioner’s right to due process because the Mandarin Chinese interpreter provided at the hearing was competent. (Yang v. Holder, 4/4/14)
    AILA Doc. No. 14040744.
  • CA8 Finds Petitioner Ineligible for Both Cancellation and §212(h) Waiver(525 KB - 4/1/2014)
    The court deferred to the BIA’s reasonable construction of §212(h), that §212(h) relief was unavailable for those convicted of an aggravated felony after acquiring LPR status, without regard to the manner in which such status was acquired. (Roberts v. Holder, 3/20/14)
    AILA Doc. No. 14040148.
  • CA8 Denies Withholding and CAT Relief to Guatemalan Petitioner Fleeing MS-13(522 KB - 4/1/2014)
    The court declined to review the CAT and withholding denials, finding that the Guatemalan petitioner did not present any evidence indicating that those who identify MS-13 gang members to police suffer greater crime than others who resist gang violence. (Garcia v. Holder, 3/19/14)
    AILA Doc. No. 14040147.
  • CA8 Denies Petition to Review Asylum Denial for Chinese Christian(522 KB - 3/26/2014)
    The court denied the petition for review, upholding the IJ’s adverse credibility determination for the Chinese Christian petitioner seeking asylum and finding that the BIA’s decision that petitioner is not eligible for asylum is supported by substantial evidence. (Li v. Holder, 3/13/14)
    AILA Doc. No. 14032644.
  • CA8 Denies Petition to Review Asylum Denial for Palestinian Petitioner(545 KB - 3/24/2014)
    The court denied the petition, finding that the Palestinian petitioner failed to articulate to the BIA his current argument that he is entitled to a determination of his nationality, or lack thereof, as a predicate to a determination of his asylum eligibility. (Agha v. Holder, 2/19/14)
    AILA Doc. No. 14032459.
  • CA8 Denies Petition to Review Cancellation Denial(507 KB - 3/24/2014)
    The court denied the petition to review the cancellation of removal denial for the Nigerian petitioner with a previous sham marriage, finding no errors by the IJ or BIA regarding admission of testimony nor incorrect legal standards. (Zeah v. Holder, 3/6/14)
    AILA Doc. No. 14032454.
  • CA8 Gives Deference to March 9, 2005 Yates Memo on 245(i)(539 KB - 1/13/2014)
    The court affirmed the BIA’s decision that petitioner was not grandfathered under INA §245(i) based on an I-130 that was filed by his former LPR spouse and granted in 1986, because the I-130 had already been used by the beneficiary to obtain adjustment of status. (Mansour v. Holder, 1/9/14)
    AILA Doc. No. 14011340.