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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: 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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Immigration Law: Removal Proceedings-Termination of Proceedings-Crimes of Moral Turpitude

Petitioner appealed from the Board of Immigration Appeal’s decision affirming an Immigration Judge’s denial of her motion to terminate removal proceedings. Petitioner, a native and citizen of Bosnia-Herzegovina, was convicted of receiving stolen property and passing a bad check. On ...

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