Figueroa v. Att’y Gen.

In Figueroa v. Att’y Gen., Petitioner sought relief from a final order of removal following his second illegal entry into the U.S. To prevent deportation to his native Honduras, Petitioner requested withholding of removal under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and the Convention Against Torture (CAT), asserting that he would be persecuted and tortured. … Read more

Thayalan v. Att’y Gen.

In Thayalan v. Att’y Gen., a native Sri Lankan, who had illegally entered the U.S., petitioned for review of his order of removal. He sought asylum and withholding of removal under the Immigration and Nationality Act. On appeal, he contended that the immigration judge’s (IJ) determination that his treatment in Sri Lanka did not rise … Read more

Calderon-Rosas v. Attorney General

Calderon-Rosas paid a now-disbarred attorney to represent him in removal proceedings, and Calderon-Rosas was ordered deported after that attorney failed to present key evidence supporting his application for cancellation of removal. Calderon-Rosas sought a new hearing, arguing that he was deprived of due process by, among other things, his attorney’s ineffective assistance, but the Board of … Read more

Guzman v. Attorney General

#ImmigrationLaw #Removal 04/17/20- Guzman left El Salvador and entered the U.S. seeking relief pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and the Convention Against Torture (CAT). The Immigration Judge denied his application, and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) dismissed his appeal. The 3rd Circuit vacated the BIA’s decision, ruling that persons who publicly provide assistance … Read more