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Immigration Review

A weekly podcast of immigration case summaries and practice insights from your host, Kevin A. Gregg, a partner at the law firm Kurzban Kurzban Tetzeli & Pratt P.A. Each Monday, the Immigration Review podcast reviews the latest published opinions from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and all U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals—discussing some in depth, providing holdings for others, and always giving practical insights, rummaging through the week’s decisions so you don’t have to. *Read about your host and the KKTP law firm here: https://www.kktplaw.com/attorney/gregg-kevin-a/

Tracks

Ep. 90 - Precedential Decisions from 1/10/2022 - 1/16/2022 (explicit adverse credibility; Gang Assessment Database; INA § 209(c) waiver; reliability of government evidence; reasonable relocation; inef 46:56 01/17/2022
Ep. 89 - Precedential Decisions from 1/3/2022 - 1/9/2022 (continuance; U-visa; prosecution witness and particularity; particularly serious crime; Texas Assault - Family Violence; res judicata; adjustm 31:15 01/10/2022
Ep. 88 - Precedential Decisions from 12/27/2021 - 1/2/2022 (bond; class-wide injunction; burdens; personal use exception under INA § 237(a)(2)(B)(i); conviction under INA § 101(a)(48); circumstance sp 13:21 01/03/2022
Ep. 87 - Precedential Decisions from 12/20/2021 - 12/26/2021 (political persecution in Congo; VAWA motion to reopen; criminal bars to cancellation; habeas, in custody, and deportation; due process; CI 45:01 12/27/2021
Ep. 86 - Precedential Decisions from 12/13/2021 - 12/19/2021 (withdrawal application for admission; exceptional & extremely unusual hardship; CAT & Haitian criminal deportees; R-K-K- & inter-proceedin 34:12 12/20/2021
Ep. 85 - Precedential Decisions from 12/6/2021 - 12/12/2021 (aggravated felony; separate and apart bond proceedings; harmless error; gender-based asylum; particularity; deficient NTA) 18:25 12/13/2021
Ep. 84 - Precedential Decisions from 11/29/2021 - 12/5/2021 (domestic violence-based asylum; obstruction of justice aggravated felony; adverse credibility; IJ authority on remand; motion to reopen: re 44:10 12/06/2021
Special Episode - Interview with Jed Kurzban, Managing Partner of KKTP (background; How Justice is Served; deposition best practices; direct and cross-examination; expert witness strategy; law firm ma 52:13 12/02/2021
Ep. 83 - Precedential Decisions from 11/22/2021 - 11/28/2021 (changed country condition motions to reopen; OSC and stop-time rule; asylum, fundamental change in conditions, and political parties) 18:38 11/29/2021
Ep. 82 - Precedential Decisions from 11/15/2021 - 11/21/2021 (pattern/practice persecution; reasoned consideration; particularly serious crime - drug trafficking; agg. fel. crime of violence; OSC in a 35:40 11/22/2021
Ep. 81 - Precedential Decisions from 11/8/2021 - 11/14/2021 (CAT protection; credibility; totality of evidence; reinstatement; gross miscarriage of justice) 16:38 11/15/2021
Ep. 80 - Precedential Decisions from 11/1/2021 - 11/7/2021 (stop-time rule and deficient NTAs; continuance and right to counsel; exhaustion; asylum, nexus, and credibility; L nonimmigrant visas & exec 42:38 11/08/2021
Ep. 79 - Precedential Decisions from 10/25/2021 - 10/31/2021 (equitable tolling & BIA appeals; doctrine of consular nonreviewability; gender-based PSGs and gender violence; pro se asylum; "recent depo 37:43 11/01/2021
Ep. 78 - Precedential Decisions from 10/18/2021 - 10/24/2021 (Fraihat; termination of proceedings; IJ authority; adverse credibility; inconsistency; reporting to police) 16:21 10/25/2021
Special Episode - Interview with Bashir Ghazialam (Afghanistan; personal story; refugee resettlement; how to assist the people of Afghanistan) 68:05 10/21/2021
Ep. 77 - Precedential Decisions from 10/11/2021 - 10/17/2021 (cumulative persecution analysis; I-130 and bonafide marriage; controlled substance offense and drug trafficking aggravated felony; divisib 20:40 10/18/2021
Ep. 76 - Precedential Decisions from 10/4/2021 - 10/10/2021 (economic persecution; waiver of argument; deficient NTA; Valdivia-Flores, accomplice liability, and crimes of violence; past persecution an 27:15 10/11/2021
Ep. 75 - Precedential Decisions from 9/27/2021 - 10/3/2021 (deficient NTA; in absentia motion to reopen ; Niz Chavez; due process; pro se appeals; summary dismissal) 16:39 10/04/2021
Ep. 74 - Precedential Decisions from 9/20/2021 - 9/26/2021 (nexus; Yemen; motion to reopen - changed country conditions, sua sponte, exceptional circumstances; NTA deficiencies; parole; accomplice & c 47:57 09/27/2021
Ep. 73 - Precedential Decisions from 9/13/2021 - 9/19/2021 (INA § 212(h) waiver; admission; lawfully admitted for permanent residence; fundamental fairness; INA § 240(b)(4)(B); probativeness of eviden 18:19 09/20/2021
Ep. 72 - Precedential Decisions from 9/6/2021 - 9/12/2021 (detention; Joseph hearing; habeas; crimes of violence; divisibility; post-conviction relief; CIMT; crime of child abuse, abandonment, or negl 68:16 09/13/2021
Ep. 71 - Precedential Decisions from 8/30/2021 - 9/5/2021 (aggravated felony and "alien"; credibility and Pidgin English; inconsistencies; derivative citizenship; CAT and willful blindness in Honduras 29:39 09/06/2021
Ep. 70 - Precedential Decisions from 8/23/2021 - 8/29/2021 (adverse credibility; reasonable fear proceedings & right to counsel; crime involving moral turpitude & retroactivity; asylum - relocation, 39:41 08/30/2021
Ep. 69 - Precedential Decisions from 8/16/2021 - 8/22/2021 (categorical approach; jurisdiction; expedited removal; due process; false claim; credibility; serious nonpolitical crime bar; particular soc 61:03 08/23/2021
Ep. 68 - Precedential Decisions from 8/9/2021 - 8/15/2021 (cancellation of removal; NACARA; convention against torture; government acquiescence; continuance; U visa; motion to reopen; changed country 56:45 08/16/2021
Ep. 67 - Precedential Decisions from 8/2/2021 - 8/8/2021 (categorical approach; CIMT; particularly serious crime; particular social group; issue exhaustion; burdens of proof; motions to reopen; jurisd 59:41 08/09/2021
Ep. 66 - Precedential Decisions from 7/26/2021 - 8/1/2021 (DHS stipulations; crime of child abuse; divisibility & burdens; + $10,000 agg. fel.; jurisdiction & discretion; issue exhaustion; VAWA cancel 60:06 08/02/2021
Ep. 65 - Precedential Decisions from 7/19/2021 - 7/25/2021 (genocide; Rwanda; material misrepresentation; equity; latches; due process; non-LPR cancellation of removal; exceptional and extremely unusu 25:49 07/26/2021
Ep. 64 - Precedential Decisions from 7/12/2021 - 7/18/2021 (administrative closure; reasonable fear review; termination; adverse credibility; IJ bias; motion to reopen; collateral estoppel; material s 59:31 07/19/2021
Ep. 63 - Precedential Decisions from 7/5/2021 - 7/11/2021 (jurisdiction; non-LPR cancellation of removal; particular social group; gangs; tattoos; admission; voluntary departure; aggravated felony - I 32:17 07/12/2021