Archive for 2023

Recent case clarifies the bad news about motions to reopen.

Sunday, January 29th, 2023

A recent case in the Ninth Circuit, Perez-Camacho v. Garland,  reminded me of a blog post which I thought of recent vintage, but thanks to the Covid time warp, was actually six years ago. The case involved a former U.S. Marine who was able to return to the United States after having been deported approximately fifteen years earlier after a conviction and two year prison sentence for animal cruelty. The blog from 2017 discussed the tension in the law between…