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Susan Elizabeth Hill

Susan Hill’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • Khodagholian v. Ashcroft, 355 F.3d 1003 (9th Cir. 2003)

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jul 14, 2003
    Outcome:
    appeal granted
    Description:
    Successfully prevented U.S. government from stripping green card for reasons of abandonment
  • Andia v. Ashcroft, 359 F.3d 1181 (9th Cir. 2004)

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Mar 02, 2004
    Outcome:
    appeal granted
    Description:
    Overturned erroneous interpretation of immigration motion to reopen statute relating to the exercise of "due diligence" in filing
  • Garcia-Gomez v. Ashcroft, 498 F.3d 1050 (9th Cir. 2007)

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Aug 21, 2007
    Outcome:
    appeal granted
    Description:
    BIA committed error in mailing briefing schedule to wrong address, then rejecting appellate brief that was filed late because the briefing schedule had not been received at the correct address.
  • Vargas-Garcia v. Ashcroft, 287 F.3d 882 (9th Cir. 2002)

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Apr 25, 2002
    Outcome:
    appeal granted
    Description:
    BIA's Notice of Appeal form was misleading, and BIA wrongly rejected appellate brief (case presented with the assistance of Chapman University School of Law, and Professor Peter Afrasiabi)
  • Falcon-Carriche v. Ashcroft , 350 F.3d 845 (9th Cir. 2003)

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Nov 24, 2003
    Outcome:
    widely cited
    Description:
    Circuit-wide challenge to new BIA appellate streamlining regulations
  • Ms. A.

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Outcome:
    granted
    Description:
    An asylum case, gained national notoriety and Congressional attention on the issue of “honor killings” and asylum relief, and was handled with the assistance of U.C. Hastings’ Center for Gender and Refugee Studies: http://cgrs.uchastings.edu/campaigns/honor.php