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Immigration Review

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals explains what an asylum-seeker must show (and need not show) in order to obtain asylum in the United States

On December 14, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, which has authority over immigration cases in Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, and Wyoming, issued a very favorable decision for asylum seekers: Addo v. Barr, No. 18-9560 (10th Cir....

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Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals rules that noncitizens in immigration court are bound by the statements of their attorneys

On December 11, 2020, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals – the federal appeals court that covers Florida, Georgia, and Alabama – published the decision Dos Santos v. U.S. Att'y Gen., No. 19-12383 (11th Cir. Dec. 11, 2020). In the Dos Santos decision, the Eleventh...

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Important decision issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, particularly for certain noncitizens from Colombia

On October 13, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit published the decision Hincapie-Zapata v. U.S. Att’y Gen.  In this decision, the Eleventh Circuit held that providing “funds” such as money to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas...

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Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) publishes decision favorable to noncitizens with criminal convictions throughout the United States

Oct. 10, 2020 This BIA recently published a favorable decision that impacts nearly all noncitizens placed in immigration court removal proceedings with criminal convictions. In Matter of Voss, 28 I&N Dec. 107 (BIA 2020), the BIA held “if a criminal conviction was...

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Important decision issued for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, including TPS holders from Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti, and El Salvador

On September 14, 2020 in Ramos et al. v. Wolf et al., a split panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vacated a preliminary injunction issued in the Northern District of California, barring implementation of DHS’s decisions to terminate the Temporary...

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit publishes helpful legal standard for asylum seekers and immigration clients living in California, Arizona, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Guam, and the Northern Marina Islands!

KKTP has always been a nationwide law firm, and in August 2020, opened its Southern California office based in San Diego, California!  If you or someone you know has an immigration issue in California (or anywhere else in the U.S. or abroad), please contact our firm...

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