7th Circ. Rejects Deportation Appeal, Wealth Status PleaAugust 24, 2016
BREAKING: Nationwide Scope Of Immigration Action Block Challenged By DACA RecipientAugust 25, 2016
Law360, New York (August 25, 2016, 12:23 PM ET) — The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday revived a Mexican man’s challenge to the Board of Immigration Appeal’s dismissal of his immigration petition, saying the agency erred by ignoring one of the arguments raised by the petitioner.
In a two-page opinion, the three-judge panel said the BIA was wrong in failing to address the argument made by Christian Vladmir Gonzalez-Mejia that the BIA erroneously applied the wrong legal standard when it denied his petition for adjustment of status and for a waiver under federal immigration law that makes…