BIA Divided Over Justices' Immigration Court Notices Ruling

By Nicole Narea (May 1, 2019, 9:04 PM EDT) -- The Board of Immigration Appeals was split Wednesday over how to implement the U.S. Supreme Court's contentious 2018 decision in Pereira v. Sessions with regard to two migrants petitioning for cancellation of removal under the so-called stop-time rule.

Under the Immigration and Nationality Act's stop-time rule, noncitizens can petition for cancellation of removal only if they have lived in the U.S. for at least 10 years before receiving a notice to appear. The Supreme Court's decision in Pereira v. Sessions had clarified that, in order to stop the clock, a valid notice to appear must include the time and date of...

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