Immigration Review
Ep. 14 - Precedential Decisions from 7/28/20 - 8/2/20 (AG's categorical approach for aggravated felonies; CIMT; controlled substance divisibility; asylum; China; Sri Lanka; Albania; India; CAT deferral; Iraq; South Sudan)
Chapters
00:01:55
Matter of Reyes, 28 I&N Dec. 52 (A.G. 2020)
00:10:25
Orellana v. Barr (9th Cir. July 28, 2020)
00:13:46
Johnson v. Barr (10th Cir. July 31, 2020)
00:18:03
Gao v. Barr (2d Cir. July 28, 2020)
00:21:30
Sathanthrasa v. Att'y Gen. U.S. (3d Cir. July 30, 2020)
00:26:58
Gjetani v. Barr (5th Cir. July 30, 2020)
00:30:56
Deep v. Barr (5th Cir. July 27, 2020)
00:33:48
Marqus v. Barr (6th Cir. July 30, 2020)
00:36:36
Lasu v. Barr (8th Cir. July 31, 2020)
00:39:32
Alzawed v. Barr (8th Cir. July 31, 2020)
Immigration Review
Ep. 14 - Precedential Decisions from 7/28/20 - 8/2/20 (AG's categorical approach for aggravated felonies; CIMT; controlled substance divisibility; asylum; China; Sri Lanka; Albania; India; CAT deferral; Iraq; South Sudan)
Aug 02, 2020 Season 1 Episode 14
Kevin A. Gregg, Esq. (kgregg@kktplaw.com)

Cases as discussed in order:

[01:55] Matter of Reyes, 28 I&N Dec. 52 (A.G. 2020) 

  • categorical approach; aggravated felony; theft; fraud; NY Pen. L. § 155.40(1) 

[10:25] Orellana v. Barr, No. 19-70164 (9th Cir. July 28, 2020) 

  • CIMT; Cal. Pen Code § 646.9(a); stalking; Skidmore deference; single scheme of criminal conduct 

[13:46] Johnson v. Barr, No. 19-9550 (10th Cir. July 31, 2020) 

  • categorical approach; divisibility; Colorado Revised Statutes § 18-18-403.5(1), (2)(a); drug schedules 

[18:03] Gao v. Barr, No. 18-358 (2d Cir. July 28, 2020) 

  • asylum; credibility; religious persecution; China; Chinese Christians 

[21:30] Sathanthrasa v. Att'y Gen. U.S., No. 18-2925 (3d Cir. July 30, 2020) 

  • asylum; withholding; 8 C.F.R. § 1208.16(e); family unity; Sri Lanka; discretion 

[26:58] Gjetani v. Barr, No. 18-60827 (5th Cir. July 30, 2020) 

  • asylum; political opinion; Albania; past persecution; standard of review 

[30:56] Deep v. Barr, No. 19-60391 (5th Cir. July 27, 2020) 

  • motion to reopen; changed country conditions; India  

[33:48] Marqus v. Barr, No. 18-4252 (6th Cir. July 30, 2020)  

  • deferral of removal; Chaldean Christian; Convention Against Torture; Iraq 

[36:36] Lasu v. Barr, No. 18-3550 (8th Cir. July 31, 2020) 

  • deferral of removal; Convention Against Torture; Egypt; South Sudan; minority clans 

[39:32] Alzawed v. Barr, No. 19-2425 (8th Cir. July 31, 2020) 

  • deferral of removal; Convention Against Torture; Iraq; res judicata 


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