Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Interesting Legitimation IJ Decision


Prof. Laura Murray-Tjan (Boston College Law School) writes: "The clinic took the case on appeal, got it remanded for ineffective assistance of counsel, and the IJ reversed himself to find that the client derived citizenship upon his father’s naturalization.  The removability (controlled substance) analysis should be disregarded because it conflates different dispositions.  However, the decision is interesting on two points: