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Top of the Ninth: The Ninth Circuit Reissues an Interesting Immigration Decision on Adverse Credibility in Asylum Cases
Top of the Ninth: The Ninth Circuit Reissues an Interesting Immigration Decision on Adverse Credibility in Asylum Cases

This week a rather bizarre immigration case came down from the Ninth Circuit. Not that the case itself is bizarre, but rather the posture of the case is bizarre. The issue is, what is the standard for a review for credibility in an asylum proceeding in the Ninth Circuit? ...

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  • Top of the Ninth: Immigration Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude. What exactly is a single scheme of misconduct? When does one crime end and a second one begin?

    When discussing immigration deportability for two or more crimes involving moral turpitude, when does one scheme of misconduct end and another begin? ...

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  • Top of the Ninth: The Ninth Circuit Again Holds that an Immigration CIMT is not Unconstitutionally Vague

    “It is time to recognize another failed enterprise.” Islas-Veloz v. Whitaker , No. 15-73120, slip op. at *27 (9th Cir. Feb. 4, 2019) (Fletcher, J., ...

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  • Top of the Ninth: The Ninth Circuit Rules Pereira Doesn't Apply to Immigration Court Jurisdiction - So What Now?

    The Ninth Circuit issued its Pereira decision this week and I, for one, am very disappointed. The Ninth Circuit basically allows the Department of ...

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  • Top of the Ninth - Guest blog: The Science Behind Lorenzo v. Whitaker and Lorenzo v. Sessions

    In order to better understand Lorenzo v. Whitaker , I asked our trusted guest blogger Sean Patrick McGinley a third-year law student at Boston College ...

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  • Top of the Ninth: Second Amendment Rights for Undocumented Immigrants and Robbery is An Aggravated Felony as a Theft Offense

    The courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) started 2019 in a relatively quiet fashion in immigration law – perhaps due to the government ...

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  • Top of the Ninth: An Arizona Domestic Violence Conviction is a Crime of Violence - Sometimes....

    Welcome to the final blog of the year. We get to end 2018 with a doozy of a crimmigration case. This week only one immigration case came down from the ...

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  • Top of the Ninth: Part Two: District Court Decisions on Matter of A-B- and Preliminary Injunction on Changes to Asylum

    "[I]t is the will of Congress – not the whims of the Executive – that determine the standard for expedited removal." Grace et al. v. Whitaker , No. ...

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  • Top of the Ninth: Part One: CIMTs and Retroactivity; Misrepresentation on Apps; and Pereira's Corner

    This past week the Ninth Circuit held (once again) that crimes involving moral turpitude (CIMTs) are not unconstitutionally vague and that a finding ...

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  • Top of the Ninth: BIA Certification and Pereira

    While the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) may have found that Pereira is a very limited decision that has nothing to do with anything, the district ...

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