Before any ruling from BIA, case was remanded because I got married with a U.S.C., she filed a I-130; however, the marriage didn't work out, we separated and got divorced later and I-130 withdrawn. Later, prosecutorial discretion was declined by prosecutor. Can I request the Judge and/or still entitled to pursue my appeal to the BIA if I don't have any immediate relief?
Yes, the case will be sent back to the BIA and your asylum application reviewed
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Your case was remanded to the immigration judge, his prior ruling on asylum is not now final. Renew your application, if denied again or the judge applies the same decision as before you can certainly appeal to the BIA.
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If the BIA did not make a decision on the Asylum appeal but instead remanded the case then the immigration judge's order was vacated and he will have to enter a new order of removal and you can appeal once again. Hopefully you have an attorney who is handling your case and you can discuss this with him or her.
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The time to appeal the previous decision is expired. However, if you were allowed to reopen your case in the past then the order is not in effect. I suggest you retain an experienced immigration attorney to assist you as your case is complex.