Applying Pereira as of 2019

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Applying Pereira as of 2019: Notes (PDF)

Applying Pereira as of 2019: Notes (Word Doc)

 

Brief: Pereira v. Sessions, 138 S.Ct. 2015 (US 2018) (Word Doc)

 

Brief: Matter of Bermudez-Cota, 27 I&N Dec. 441 (BIA 2018) (Word Doc)

  • Matter of Bermudez-Cota, 27 I&N Dec. 441 (BIA 2018) (PDF)
    • Quick Take: A defective NTA still gives an IJ jurisdiction over a case if it’s followed by a hearing notice stating time & date & place.

 

Brief: Matter of Mendoza-Hernandez & Capula-Cortes, 27 I&N Dec. 520 (BIA 2019) (Word Doc)

  • Matter of Mendoza-Hernandez & Capula-Cortes, 27 I&N Dec. 520 (BIA 2019) (PDF)
    • Quick Take: A defective NTA is cured by a subsequent hearing notice, AND that hearing notice triggers the stop-time rule.

 

Brief: Lorenzo Lopez v. Barr, No. 15-72406 (9th Cir. 2019) (Word Doc)

  • Lorenzo Lopez v. Barr, No. 15-72406 (9th Cir. 2019) (PDF)
    • Quick Take: An NTA that is defective under Pereira CANNOT be cured by a subsequent hearing notice, and therefore does not trigger the stop-time rule.