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Immigration Review

Kevin A. Gregg, Esq. (kgregg@kktplaw.com)

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/
Episodes
Ep. 199 - Precedential Decisions from 2/12/2024 - 2/18/2024 (repatriated Somalis; CAT protection; acquiesce; aggravated felony theft offense; drugs & realistic probability test in CA5; marriage fraud & § 204(c) investigations) February 19, 2024
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Ep. 198 - Precedential Decisions from 2/5/2024 - 2/11/2024 (I-751; joint filing; U-visa disclosure; penalties; 8 U.S.C. § 1367; willfulness; assault resulting in serious bodily injury; crime of violence; mens rea; presumption of indivisibility)February 12, 2024
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Ep. 197 - Precedential Decisions from 1/29/2024 - 2/4/2024 (deficient NTA; Form I-261; persecution because of debts; motion to reopen & mental health; mixed adverse credibility finding; clearly and beyond doubt admissible & false claim to citizenship)February 05, 2024
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Ep. 196 - Precedential Decisions from 1/22/2024 - 1/28/2024 (imminent death threats alone & persecution/torture; mixed motive, family group & nexus; unable or unwilling; BIA reweighing evidence; applicant for admission; derivative citizenship & standing)January 29, 2024
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Ep. 195 - Precedential Decisions from 1/15/2024 - 1/21/2024 (Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act; motion to reopen; minor; newly available evidence; Domestic Abuse Assault, Enhanced under Iowa Code § 708.2A(3)(b); crime of violence)January 22, 2024
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Ep. 194 - Precedential Decisions from 1/8/2024 - 1/14/2024 (bond; collateral estoppel; INA § 236(a); Bail Reform Act; crime of violence; VICAR; felony murder; divisibility; means vs. elements)January 15, 2024
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Ep. 193 - Precedential Decisions from 1/1/2024 - 1/7/2024 (adverse credibility; omission; medical reports; past persecution harm; due process; unable or unwilling to protect; complete helplessness; three member panel; DHS failure to file brief; IJ bias)January 08, 2024
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Ep. 192 - Precedential Decisions from 12/26/2023 - 12/31/2023 (particular social group - circularity, distinction, criminal motives & nexus; Mendez Rojas class; sue sponte; crime of violence; abandonment, R-C-R- & good cause)January 01, 2024
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Ep. 191 - Precedential Decisions from 12/18/2023 - 12/25/2023 (Happy Holidays!; I-751; removal of conditional LPR status; IJ authority to terminate; Texas aggravated sexual assault with a deadly weapon)December 25, 2023
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Ep. 190 - Precedential Decisions from 12/11/2023 - 12/17/2023 (crimmigration week!; child endangerment; crime of violence - psychological force, intent, violent force, de minimus force & aggravated assault; Iowa, Puerto Rico & Pennsylvania crimes)December 18, 2023
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Ep. 189 - Precedential Decisions from 12/4/2023 - 12/10/2023 (final order of removal & withholding; nexus: religion, domestic violence & witches; reasonable relocation; drug offenses; aggravated felony: sexual abuse of a minor & crime of violence)December 11, 2023
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Eps. 187 & 188 - Precedential Decisions from 11/20/2023 - 12/3/2023 (asylum reform; nexus & family membership; aggravated felony controlled substance trafficking; mandamus injunctions & the visa bulletin; unable or unwilling to protect & Nepalese Maoists)December 04, 2023
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Ep. 186 - Precedential Decisions from 11/13/2023 - 11/19/2023 (reasonable fear review; reinstatement; final order of removal; persecution; unfulfilled threats; USCIS notice on counsel; due process; Miranda warnings)November 20, 2023
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Ep. 185 - Precedential Decisions from 10/30/2023 - 11/12/2023 (asylum; harassment; non-physical harm; cumulative analysis for past persecution; IJ responsibilities for asylum seekers; fear of gang extortion; harm experienced as a child)November 13, 2023
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Ep. 184/Special Episode - Interview with Dan Lawton about his new book Above the Ground - A True Story of the Troubles in Northern Ireland November 06, 2023
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Ep. 183 - Precedential Decisions from 10/23/2023 - 10/29/2023 (criminal conviction; finality; Matter of J.M. Acosta; N.Y. Crim. Pen. L. § 460.30; opposition to Chinese family planning policy; adverse credibility)October 30, 2023
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Special Episode - Interview with Immigration Judge Mimi Tsankov in her capacity as President of the National Association of Immigration JudgesOctober 26, 2023
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Ep. 182 - Precedential Decisions from 10/16/2023 - 10/22/2023 (divisibility; assault in violation of Md. Code, Art. 27 § 12A-1; violent felony; child witness to gang violence; particular social group; particularity) October 23, 2023
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Ep. 181 - Precedential Decisions from 10/9/2023 - 10/15/2023 (Patron Shout Out!; reasonable relocation; testimony alone for relocation; economic discrimination; indigenous; Quechua; Ecuador)October 16, 2023
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Ep. 180 - Precedential Decisions from 10/2/2023 - 10/8/2023 (ABA Immigrant Justice Project; aggravated felony theft offense; exhaustion; mental health and particularly serious crime; unable or unwilling to protect; Guatemalan women of Mayan ancestry) October 09, 2023
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Ep. 179 - Precedential Decisions from 9/25/2023 - 10/1/2023 (ASISTA; divisibility; Pennsylvania controlled substance; driving while under the influence of marijuana; FTCA; Bivens; equitable tolling; sexual assault by ICE officers)October 02, 2023
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Ep. 178 - Precedential Decisions from 9/18/2023 - 9/24/2023 (federal loss amount; U.S.S.G. § 2B1.1; Child Status Protection Act; finality of conviction; Matter of J.M. Acosta)September 25, 2023
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Ep. 177 - Precedential Decisions from 9/11/2023 - 9/17/2023 (reasonable possibility standard; stop-time rule; parole; CIMT - NY retroactivity & receipt of stolen property; NJ Disorderly Conduct; Salvadoran business owners; voluntary departure)September 18, 2023
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Ep. 176 - Precedential Decisions from 9/4/2023 - 9/10/2023 (cocaine isomers; gay men as PSG; reporting harm to police; fears of gangs for CAT and asylum; voluntary departure & motions to reopen; prison guards as PSG; reasonable fear review)September 11, 2023
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Ep. 175 - Precedential Decisions from 8/28/2023 - 9/3/2023 (credibility - border interviews & inconsistencies; jurisdiction & motions to reopen; naturalization & good moral character; polygamy; house church Christian in China; CIMT; menacing in Oregon)September 04, 2023
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