• Bonilla v. Sessions

    Publication Date: 2018-06-12
    Practice Area: Immigration Law
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    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Shwartz
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    Case Number: 18-0681

    Petitioner, an illegal alien, failed to demonstrate that his due process rights were violated where an immigration judge reviewed a negative reasonable fear determination without his counsel present in the absence of any regulations investing him with a right to counsel at a review hearing. The court denied an illegal alien's petition for review of a negative reasonable fear determination

  • U.S. v. Aguilar-Lopez

    Publication Date: 2017-12-19
    Practice Area: Immigration Law
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    Court: U.S. District Court for Pennsylvania - Eastern
    Judge: District Judge Pappert
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    Case Number: 17-1831

    Court denied defendants motion to dismiss his indictment for unlawfully reentering the United Sates because, despite defend-ants contention that his 2008 deportation order was fundamentally unfair based on an allegedly unknowing, unintelligent and involuntary waiver of rights, he provided no support for his argument that the inclusion of complex legal terms invalidated the stipulated request, he was informed that he had the right to an attorney and he stated that he did not fear persecution if returned to El Salvador and was not s

  • City of Philadelphia v. Sessions

    Publication Date: 2017-12-05
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Government | Immigration Law
    Industry: Federal Government
    Court: U.S. District Court for Pennsylvania - Eastern
    Judge: District Judge Baylson
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    Case Number: 17-1778

    Court found that Philadelphia could certify that it was in substantial compliance with 8 U.S.C. §1373 and enjoined the U.S. attorney general from denying the citys Byrne justice assistance grant for FY 2017 because the conditions imposed by the attorney general were issued without appropriate authority under the APA. Injunction granted.