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Court Vacates BIA Ruling That IJ Was Without Authority to Grant a Waiver of Inadmissibility

The Eleventh Circuit granted the petition for review and found the BIA erred in concluding that immigration judges (IJs) cannot have concurrent jurisdiction over a waiver of inadmissibility for U visa applicants, stating the BIA did not address or analyze the plain meaning of INA §212(d)(3).

Court Upholds Denial of Asylum to Petitioner Who Supported Gay Rights in Cameroon

The Eleventh Circuit denied the petition for review, holding that substantial evidence supported the BIA’s findings that the petitioner, who sought asylum based on claimed persecution due to his support of gay rights in Cameroon, did not experience past persecution and did not have a well-founded fear of future persecution.

DOJ June 2010 Bulletin on Litigation

DOJ Office of Immigration Litigation released its June 2010 Bulletin, which includes an article analyzing the declining percentage of published asylum-related government wins in the Eleventh Circuit, litigation highlights, and summaries of federal court decisions.

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