Appealing an Immigration Decision to the BIA

It is tempting to feel deflated after an immigration judge denies your case. You may have had to walk out of a merits hearing empty-handed, but we sug ...

How the Immigration System Makes Legal Representation Difficult

A recent Slate article illustrates the fact that one of the most problematic aspects of providing legal representation for an immigrant in deportati ...

When to Appeal An Immigration Judge’s Decision

You have the right to appeal an immigration judge’s decision if you do not agree with the outcome. Normally, the appeal must be filed and received b ...

What is an Appeal?

If you are in removal proceedings, and you receive a final decision by an immigration judge that you do not agree with, you have the right to appeal t ...

BIA Skirts Supreme Court Decision

In a win for civil rights the Supreme Court defined “notices to appear” in immigration court as defective if they did not provide a date, time and ...

The 3 Decisions Made by the Board of Immigration Appeals and What They Mean

The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) is an administrative body of the government that holds the highest power in terms of making decisions about wha ...