Immigration Review
Ep. 19 - Precedential Decisions from 8/31/20 - 9/6/20 (continuances, due process, material support of terrorism bar, unable or unwilling to protect - asylum, deferral of removal - religious conversion, VAWA cancellation of removal)
Chapters
00:01:54
Matter of R-C-R-, 28 I&N Dec. 74 (BIA 2020)
00:08:18
A.A. v. Att’y Gen. U.S. (3d Cir. Sept. 2, 2020)
00:13:33
Portillo-Flores v. Barr (4th Cir. Sept. 2, 2020)
00:18:50
Ahmed v. Barr (8th Cir. Sept. 4, 2020)
00:22:17
Jaimes-Cardenas v. Barr (9th Cir. Sept. 1, 2020)
Immigration Review
Ep. 19 - Precedential Decisions from 8/31/20 - 9/6/20 (continuances, due process, material support of terrorism bar, unable or unwilling to protect - asylum, deferral of removal - religious conversion, VAWA cancellation of removal)
Sep 07, 2020 Season 1 Episode 19

Cases as discussed in order:

[01:54] Matter of R-C-R-, 28 I&N Dec. 74 (BIA 2020)

  • continuances; abandonment of relief; good cause; motion to reconsider; motion to reopen; due process; video hearings; televideo hearings

[08:18] A.A. v. Att’y Gen. U.S., No. 171176 (3d Cir. Sept. 2, 2020)

  • material support of terrorism; Tier III terrorist group; state actor; asylum, withholding of removal, convention against torture; Syria; statutory interpretation; absurd results; foreign relations; refoulement; Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees; terrorism exemption; terrorism waiver

[13:33] Portillo-Flores v. Barr, No. 19-1591 (4th Cir. Sept. 2, 2020)

  • asylum; unable or unwilling to control; substantial evidence standard; El Salvador; 

[18:50] Ahmed v. Barr, No. 183704 (8th Cir. Sept. 4, 2020)

  • deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture; conversion to Christianity from Islam; motion to reopen; Bangladesh; reviewability 

[22:17] Jaimes-Cardenas v. Barr, No. 19-71849 (9th Cir. Sept. 1, 2020)

  •  VAWA cancellation of removal; Violence Against Women Act; INA § 240A(b)(2); INA § 237(a)(7); INA § 240A(b)(5); statutory construction 


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