Matter of KHAN, 26 I&N Dec. 797 (BIA 2016) waiver of inadmissibility

Cite as 26 I&N Dec. 797 (BIA 2016) Interim Decision #3870 797 Matter of Safraz KHAN, Respondent Decided September 8, 2016 U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review Board of Immigration Appeals Immigration Judges do not have authority to adjudicate a request for a waiver of inadmissibility under […]


Matter of FATAHI, 26 I&N Dec. 791 (BIA 2016) bond danger national security

Cite as 26 I&N Dec. 791 (BIA 2016) Interim Decision #3868 791 Matter of Hussam FATAHI, Respondent Decided August 3, 2016 U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review Board of Immigration Appeals In determining whether an alien presents a danger to the community at large and thus should […]


Matter of RICHMOND, 26 I&N Dec. 776 (BIA 2016) False Claim To Citizenship

Cite as 26 I&N Dec. 779 (BIA 2016) Interim Decision #3867 779 Matter of Keon RICHMOND, Respondent Decided July 28, 2016 U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review Board of Immigration Appeals (1) A false claim to United States citizenship falls within the scope of section 212(a)(6)(C)(ii)(I) of […]


Matter of M-J-K-, 26 I&N Dec. 773 (BIA 2016) Mental Competency

In cases involving issues of mental competency, an Immigration Judge has the discretion to select and implement appropriate safeguards, which the Board of Immigration Appeals reviews de novo. Cite as 26 I&N Dec. 773 (BIA 2016) Interim Decision #3866 773 Matter of M-J-K-, Respondent Decided June 29, 2016 U.S. Department […]


Split U.S. Supreme Court blocks Obama immigration plan

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Barack Obama’s plan to spare millions of immigrants in the country illegally from deportation in a split ruling that heartened political foes who had accused him of overstepping his powers. The 4-4 ruling, coming seven months before Obama’s term in office ends, […]