Immigration Review

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
Immigration Review
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)
Show Notes Chapter Markers

Pineda-Maldonado v. Garland, No. 20-1912 (1st Cir. Jan. 24, 2024)

  • past torture; past persecution; death threats alone; imminent threats; mixed motive; animus; family membership; cattle thieves; nexus standard for withholding; El Salvador

 


Owusu v. Garland, No. 24-0016 (6th Cir. Jan. 24, 2024)

  • police unable or unwilling to protect; failure to report; New Patriot Party; NPP; National Democrat Congress; NDC, Ghana

 


Mencia-Medina v. Garland, No. 20-1724 (8th Cir. Jan. 23, 2024)

  •  special rule cancellation of removal under INA § 240A(b)(2); VAWA cancellation; abuse as a discretionary factor; BIA reweighing evidence; exhaustion 

 


United States v. Gambino-Ruiz, No. 21-50303 (9th Cir. Jan. 24, 2024)

  • applicant for admission; INA § 212(a)(7)(A)(i)(I); Torres v. Barr; collateral attack of removal order; 8 U.S.C. § 1326;  United States v. Palomar-Santiago; arriving alien

 


Lodge v. U.S. Att'y Gen., No. 22-10416 (11th Cir. Jan. 26, 2024)

  • former INA § 321(a); derivative citizenship; equal protection; race discrimination; third party standing




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Pineda-Maldonado v. Garland (1st Cir. Jan. 24, 2024)
Owusu v. Garland (6th Cir. Jan. 24, 2024)
Mencia-Medina v. Garland (8th Cir. Jan. 23, 2024)
United States v. Gambino-Ruiz (9th Cir. Jan. 24, 2024)
Lodge v. U.S. Att'y Gen. (11th Cir. Jan. 26, 2024)