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On May 27, 1989, Petitioner Andre Martello Barton was admitted into the United States on a tourism visa. Barton v. U.S. Att’y Gen. at 3. Barton was born in Jamaica and has citizenship there. Id. After three years in the U.S., Barton became a lawful...

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Petitioner Jose Angel Carachuri-Rosendo (“Carachuri-Rosendo”) came to the United States in 1993 and thereafter became a lawful permanent resident. See Carachuri-Rosendo v. Holder, 570 F.3d 263, 264 (5th Cir. 2009). In 2004, in a Texas court, he pled...

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Roselva Chaidez was born in Mexico and has been a lawful, permanent resident of the United States since 1977. See Chaidez v. United States, 655 F.3d 684, 686 (7th Cir. 2011). In 2003, the government charged Chaidez...

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Samson Taiwo Dada, a citizen of Nigeria, was legally admitted into the United States on a nonimmigrant visa in 1998. Brief for Petitioner at 9. After Dada's visa expired, he married an American citizen who filed a Petition for Alien Relative, Form I-130,...
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In 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) introduced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) program. See Regents of the Univ. of Cal. v. DHS at 21. DACA allows noncitizens to apply for two-year renewable periods of deferred...

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An Employment Authorization Document (EAD) is a document issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, USCIS that allows certain aliens them to work legally in the U.S. during the time the EAD is valid. Aliens who require an EAD...

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Juan Esquivel-Quintana entered the United States from Mexico in 2000 under an immigrant visa and then became a lawful permanent resident. See Esquivel-Quintana v. Lynch, No. 15-3101 at 2 (6th Cir. 2016). When Esquivel-Quintana was twenty years old, he...

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Over the last thirty years, Hernando Fernandez-Vargas, a native and citizen of Mexico, has illegally entered and been deported from the United States several times. Brief for the Petitioner at 5, Fernandez-Vargas v. Gonzalez, U.S. (No. 04–1376). Last...

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Petitioner Ignacio Flores-Figueroa, an immigrant from Mexico, secured false identification documents in order to gain employment at L&M Steel Services. See Brief for Petitioner, Ignacio Flores-Figueroa at 2; Brief for Respondent, United States at 2...

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In 1997, Petitioner Ruben Flores-Villar was convicted under 21 U.S.C. §§ 952 and 960 for importation of marijuana, and was subsequently deported to Mexico. See United States v. Flores-Villar, 536 F.3d 990, 994 (9th Cir. 2008). On February 24, 2006,...

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