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Immigration Review

Kevin A. Gregg, Esq. ([email protected])

A weekly podcast of immigration case summaries and practice insights from your host, Kevin A. Gregg, a partner at the law firm Kurzban Kurzban Tetzeli & Pratt P.A.

Each Monday, the Immigration Review podcast reviews the latest published opinions from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and all U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals—discussing some in depth, providing holdings for others, and always giving practical insights, rummaging through the week’s decisions so you don’t have to.

*Read about your host and the KKTP law firm here: https://www.kktplaw.com/attorney/gregg-kevin-a/

Recent Episodes

Ep. 77 - Precedential Decisions from 10/11/2021 - 10/17/2021 (cumulative persecution analysis; I-130 and bonafide marriage; controlled substance offense and drug trafficking aggravated felony; divisibility; deficient NTA)October 18, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 76 - Precedential Decisions from 10/4/2021 - 10/10/2021 (economic persecution; waiver of argument; deficient NTA; Valdivia-Flores, accomplice liability, and crimes of violence; past persecution and failure to report; CAT and cumulative harm)October 11, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 75 - Precedential Decisions from 9/27/2021 - 10/3/2021 (deficient NTA; in absentia motion to reopen ; Niz Chavez; due process; pro se appeals; summary dismissal)October 04, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 74 - Precedential Decisions from 9/20/2021 - 9/26/2021 (nexus; Yemen; motion to reopen - changed country conditions, sua sponte, exceptional circumstances; NTA deficiencies; parole; accomplice & categorical approach; credibility)September 27, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 73 - Precedential Decisions from 9/13/2021 - 9/19/2021 (INA § 212(h) waiver; admission; lawfully admitted for permanent residence; fundamental fairness; INA § 240(b)(4)(B); probativeness of evidence; DHS burdens; hearsay evidence)September 20, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 72 - Precedential Decisions from 9/6/2021 - 9/12/2021 (detention; Joseph hearing; habeas; crimes of violence; divisibility; post-conviction relief; CIMT; crime of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect; mental health; reinstatement; credibility)September 13, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 71 - Precedential Decisions from 8/30/2021 - 9/5/2021 (aggravated felony and "alien"; credibility and Pidgin English; inconsistencies; derivative citizenship; CAT and willful blindness in Honduras)September 06, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 70 - Precedential Decisions from 8/23/2021 - 8/29/2021 (adverse credibility; reasonable fear proceedings & right to counsel; crime involving moral turpitude & retroactivity; asylum - relocation, particularly serious crime & past persecution)August 30, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 69 - Precedential Decisions from 8/16/2021 - 8/22/2021 (categorical approach; jurisdiction; expedited removal; due process; false claim; credibility; serious nonpolitical crime bar; particular social group)August 23, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 68 - Precedential Decisions from 8/9/2021 - 8/15/2021 (cancellation of removal; NACARA; convention against torture; government acquiescence; continuance; U visa; motion to reopen; changed country conditions; motion to reconsider; change in law)August 16, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 67 - Precedential Decisions from 8/2/2021 - 8/8/2021 (categorical approach; CIMT; particularly serious crime; particular social group; issue exhaustion; burdens of proof; motions to reopen; jurisdiction)August 09, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 66 - Precedential Decisions from 7/26/2021 - 8/1/2021 (DHS stipulations; crime of child abuse; divisibility & burdens; + $10,000 agg. fel.; jurisdiction & discretion; issue exhaustion; VAWA cancellation; nexus; adverse credibility)August 02, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 65 - Precedential Decisions from 7/19/2021 - 7/25/2021 (genocide; Rwanda; material misrepresentation; equity; latches; due process; non-LPR cancellation of removal; exceptional and extremely unusual hardship; change in IJ)July 26, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 64 - Precedential Decisions from 7/12/2021 - 7/18/2021 (administrative closure; reasonable fear review; termination; adverse credibility; IJ bias; motion to reopen; collateral estoppel; material support of terrorism; realistic probability test)July 19, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 63 - Precedential Decisions from 7/5/2021 - 7/11/2021 (jurisdiction; non-LPR cancellation of removal; particular social group; gangs; tattoos; admission; voluntary departure; aggravated felony - INA § 101(a)(43)(R); California forgery)July 12, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 62 - Precedential Decisions from 6/28/2021 - 7/4/2021 (detention; in absentia motion to reopen; particular social group - gangs; family based particular social group; child abuse; divisibility; defective NTA; conviction)July 05, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 61 - Precedential Decisions from 6/21/2021 - 6/27/2021 (defective NTA; Special Immigrant Juvenile status; < 30 grams marijuana; circumstance specific approach; conviction; changed country condition motion to reopen; voluntary departure; particularity)June 28, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 60 - Precedential Decisions from 6/14/2021 - 6/20/2021 (asylum; particular social group; domestic violence; family group; regulations; family unification; withholding; changed country condition & sua sponte motion to reopen)June 21, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 59 - Precedential Decisions from 6/7/2021 - 6/13/2021 (TPS; admission; crime of violence elements clause; recklessness; one year filing deadline & changed circumstances; CIMT & petty larceny; due process & venue; standard of review & CAT deferral)June 14, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 58 - Precedential Decisions from 5/31/2021 - 6/6/2021 (adverse credibility; administrative closure; Kisor deference; past persecution; new regulations; sua sponte motion to reopen; departure bar; nexus)June 07, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 57 - Precedential Decisions from 5/24/2021 - 5/30/2021 (illegal reentry convictions; IJ duty to develop record; MS-13; past torture; returning LPR applicant for admission; hardship; reason to believe drug trafficking)May 31, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 56 - Precedential Decisions from 5/17/2021 - 5/23/2021 (membership in Tier III terrorist organization; issue preclusion; fugitive disentitlement doctrine; unable/unwilling; complete helplessness; INA § 101(a)(43)(D); derivative citizenship)May 24, 2021 Episode artwork Special Episode - Interview with John Pratt, Partner at KKTP (personal and professional background; exploding briefcases; EB-5 visas; regional center program; AILA national elections)May 22, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 55 - Precedential Decisions from 5/10/2021 - 5/16/2021 (derivative citizenship; in absentia motion to reopen; extraordinary circumstances; preconclusion voluntary departure; evidence of conviction; termination of asylum and "danger"; past persecution)May 17, 2021 Episode artwork Ep. 54 - Precedential Decisions from 5/3/2021 - 5/9/2021 (administrative closure; reinstatement; aggravated felony theft; abandonment of asylum application; CIMT within five years of admission; Chevron deference; TPS, admission & statutory construction)May 10, 2021 Episode artwork