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  • AILF Resources on Motion to Exercise Sua Sponte Authority to Reopen Based on Fundamental Change in Law (7/8/2002)
    The practice advisory and amicus briefs discuss motions requesting the BIA or the Immigration Courts to exercise their sua sponte authority to reopen cases where respondents were deported prior to fundamental change in the law, such as St. Cyr.
    AILA Doc. No. 02070840.
  • AILF Amicus Brief to BIA on Reopening Based on Fundamental Change in Law(273 KB - 7/8/2002)
    BIA request to appear as amicus curiae and brief in support of Board's exercise of sua sponte authority to reopen a respondent's case due to a fundamental change in the law.
    AILA Doc. No. 02070841.
  • AILF Amicus Brief to Immigration Court on Reopening Based on Fundamental Change in Law(296 KB - 7/8/2002)
    AILF amicus brief to EOIR Immigration Court on motion to exercise sua sponte authority to reopen based on a fundamental change in the law.
    AILA Doc. No. 02070842.
  • AILA Amici Curiae on INA 212(c) (8/30/2001)
    AILA amici curiae to the Attorney General on the effects to INA 212(c) of Section 440(d) of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996.
    AILA Doc. No. 01083051.
  • AILA/AILF Amicus Brief to BIA in Matter of Mario Roberto (6/7/2001)
    AILA/AILF amicus brief to BIA in Matter of Mario Roberto Madriz-Alvarado and the conviction and federal and state first offender statutes.
    AILA Doc. No. 01060726.
  • Amicus Brief in Andreiu v Reno (9/28/2000)
    Motion and accompanying amicus brief filed by AILF and AILA in support of Motion for Rehearing in Andreiu v. Reno (9th Cir), a recent case interpreting INA §242(f)(2) as imposing a very high standard for obtaining a stay of removal pending judicial review.
    AILA Doc. No. 00092873.
  • Amicus Brief Filed in U.S. v. Pacheco (9/14/2000)
    AILA, National Immigration Project, and N.Y. State Defenders Association amicus brief in U.S. v. Pacheco, in which district court held that “aggravated felony” can include certain misdemeanors.
    AILA Doc. No. 00091404.
  • Amicus Briefs in Cases Involving Stop Time Rule(19 KB - 4/25/2000)
    AILF has filed amicus briefs in two cases pending before the Ninth Circuit on the 'stop time' rule issue including whether someone can accrue the requisite period of continuous physical presence AFTER service of the OSC/NTA.
    AILA Doc. No. 00042505.
  • Amicus Brief in Fu v. Reno (1/1/2000)
    Amicus brief filed in Texas by AILF in support of plaintiff's motion for reconsideration in Fu v. Reno, (N.D.Tex.) arguing that the court has jurisdiction over the matter.
    AILA Doc. No. 00010103.
  • Amicus Brief in In the Matter of Yahia Meddah (1/1/2000)
    Brief of amici curiae to the BIA, in the Matter of Yahia Meddah and whether under the Convention Against Torture, an individual may be removed to a country where there is substantial grounds for believing that the individual would be in danger of being subjected to torture.
    AILA Doc. No. 99122505.
 
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