6th Circ. Revives Mexican Man's Voluntary Departure Bid

By Kevin Penton (April 11, 2016, 7:56 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Monday affirmed a Board of Immigration Appeals' decision to deny a Mexican native's request to stay in the U.S. after he claimed he feared he would be harmed if deported, but ordered the board to take another look at its rejection of the man's bid to leave voluntarily.

The appellate court upheld the board's determinations that Ramon Amezola-Garcia failed to establish that the alleged murder of his brother-in-law would expose him to persecution upon returning to Mexico and that his case was correctly reviewed by a single board member rather than by a three-member panel, according to...

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