Removal Proceedings for Felony Offense; Asylum in Jeapordy

Glen Nicholas Raj

Case Conclusion Date:August 9, 2011

Practice Area:Immigration

Outcome:Respondent was provided relief and released

Description:Removal proceedings were initiated against Respondent, who finished his criminal sentence for a felony offense. Respondent was an asylee (a beneficiary of asylum). The Immigration court sought to remove Respondent's asylum status and return him back to his home country. Attorney argued Res Judicata, and additionally argued that country condition had not changed. Attorney also cited precedent regarding the nature of Respondent's felony offense (non-violent) Respondent was provided with the relief of withholding, and released.