Tag Archives: Eric Holder

Board of Immigration Appeals Finds Asylee Cannot Readjustment Status to LPR

Matter of C-J-H, Respondent Decided March 27, 2014 An alien whose status has been adjusted from Asylee to lawful permanent resident cannot subsequently readjust status under INA Section 209(b), 8 USC Section 1159(b)(2012). Factual Background of Decision In a decision dated May 8, 2013, an Immigration Judge (IJ) found the respondent removable on his own […]

AILA/AIC File Amicus Brief on 212(h) Waiver Eligibility

AILA and the American Immigration Council Filed an Amicus Brief arguing that an individual who adjusts to LPR status after entering the U.S. is eligible for a 212(h) waiver because the individual is not “an alien who has previously been admitted to the United States as an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence”. Background In […]

Deportation, Asylum, Withholding of Removal

Oshodi V. Holder, Nigerian Asylum Respondent in Removal Proceedings

Oshodi v. Holder, Filed August 27, 2013. The Los Angeles based US Immigration lawyers at JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office read this unique case in which a respondent in removal proceedings petitioning for asylum from his home country of Nigeria argues that the Immigration Judge (IJ) violated his right to due process by limiting […]

Deportation, Asylum, Withholding of Removal

Zhao V. Holder, Asylum Applicant due to China’s 1 Child Policy

Here at JCS IMMIGRATION Law Office in Los Angeles California, our immigration lawyer follows closely developments in the area of asylum law, as asylum case law changes rapidly and the USCIS Los Angeles asylum office reviews most of the asylum cases out of the entire country.  Our Los Angeles office has helped many applicants for […]