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Immigration Law: Withholding of Removal-Extreme Hardship for Family-Denial of Reconsideration

Petitioner, a Mexican national, applied for withholding of removal proceedings, arguing that his deportation would cause “exceptional and extremely unusual hardship” for his children, some of whom were U.S. citizens. The BIA disagreed; petitioner then filed his motion for reconsideration ...

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Immigration Law: Withholding of Removal-Prior Conviction-Likelihood of Torture

  Petitioner, a Salvadoran citizen, petitioned for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ dismissal of petitioner’s appeal of an immigration judge’s decision denying petitioner withholding of removal and relief under the Convention Against Torture and denying petitioner’s motion to ...

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Immigration: Asylum-Particular Social Group-Well-Founded Fear of Future Persecution

  Plaintiff and her two minor children, citizens of El Salvador, entered the United States of America without inspection. DHS initiated removal proceedings. Plaintiff conceded removability and applied for asylum, withholding of removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture. ...

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Immigration Law: Denial of Withholding of Removal-Clear Probability of Threat to Life or Freedom-Proposed Protected Group

Petitioner petitioned for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals dismissing petitioner’s appeal of a decision of an immigration judge, which denied petitioner withholding of removal. Where petitioner failed to show a clear probability that his life ...

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