Immigration Review
Ep. 18 - Precedential Decisions from 8/24/20 - 8/30/20 (adverse credibility; omissions; motions to reopen: asylum, equitable tolling, and VAWA; aggravated felony perjury; reasonable fear interview)
Chapters
00:03:04
Iman v. Barr (9th Cir. Aug. 25, 2020)
00:09:11
Aliyev v. Barr (9th Cir. Aug. 24, 2020)
00:12:03
Yoon, et al. v. Barr (9th Cir. Aug. 25, 2020)
00:16:44
Soto-Vittini v. Barr (1st Cir. Aug. 24, 2020)
00:19:44
Franjul-Soto v. Barr (1st Cir. Aug. 24, 2020)
00:23:07
Flores-Moreno v. Barr (5th Cir. Aug. 24, 2020)
00:26:14
Romero v. Att’y Gen. U.S.(3d Cir. Aug. 25, 2020)
00:31:47
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Immigration Review
Ep. 18 - Precedential Decisions from 8/24/20 - 8/30/20 (adverse credibility; omissions; motions to reopen: asylum, equitable tolling, and VAWA; aggravated felony perjury; reasonable fear interview)
Aug 31, 2020 Season 1 Episode 18
Kevin A. Gregg, Esq. (kgregg@kktplaw.com)

Cases as discussed in order:

[03:04] Iman v. Barr, No. 17-72318 (9th Cir. Aug. 25, 2020)

  •  adverse credibility; unresponsive testimony; omissions; asylum; Somalia

[09:11] Aliyev v. Barr, No. 19-72701 (9th Cir. Aug. 24, 2020)

  • Motion to reopen to apply for asylum; 8 C.F.R § 1003.2(c)(1); attaching application to motion

[12:03] Yoon, et al. v. Barr, Nos. 17-70624, 17-70670 (9th Cir. Aug. 25, 2020)

  • perjury; Cal. Pen. Code § 118(a); Matter of Alvarado; INA § 101(a)(43)(S)

[16:44] Soto-Vittini v. Barr, No. 19-1372 (1st Cir. Aug. 24, 2020)

  • INA § 101(a)(43)(B); illicit trafficking in a controlled substance; mens rea; accomplice liability; Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 94C, § 32A(a)

 [19:44] Franjul-Soto v. Barr, No. 19-1859 (1st Cir. Aug. 24, 2020)

  • VAWA; evidentiary standard for motion to reopen; prima facie case for motion to reopen

[23:07]  Flores-Moreno v. Barr, No. 19-60017 (5th Cir. Aug. 24, 2020)

  • motion to reopen; equitable tolling; due diligence; ineffective assistance of counsel

[26:14]  Romero v. Att’y Gen. U.S., No. 193550 (3d Cir. Aug. 25, 2020)

  • withholding of removal; reasonable fear; standard of review; Mexico

[31:47] Listener Question


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