8 C.F.R. §1240.8 - Burdens of proof in removal proceedings

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366 cases
  • E. Bay Sanctuary Covenant v. Trump, Case No. 18-cv-06810-JST
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Northern District of California
    • 19 d1 Novembro d1 2018
    ...indicates" that one of these statutory or regulatory bars applies, the applicant bears the burden of proving that it does not. 8 C.F.R. § 1240.8(d).Finally, even if an applicant satisfies those two requirements, the decision to grant asylum relief is ultimately left to the Attorney General'......
  • Jafarzadeh v. Nielsen, Civil Action No. 16-1385 (JDB)
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. United States District Court (Columbia)
    • 6 d1 Agosto d1 2018
    ...allegation—or the potential that Jafarzadeh could be subjected to a higher burden of proof to show admissibility before the IJ, see 8 C.F.R. § 1240.8(b) —independently provides injury-in-fact.6 The government argues that plaintiffs lack standing to seek equitable relief, because they do not......
  • Marinelarena v. Sessions, 14-72003
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    • 23 d3 Agosto d3 2017
    ...for relief may apply, the alien shall have the burden of proving by a preponderance of the evidence that such grounds do not apply." 8 C.F.R. § 1240.8(d) (emphasis added). In Young v. Holder , 697 F.3d 976, 990 (9th Cir. 2012) (en banc), we held that a "petitioner cannot carry the burden of......
  • Young v. Holder, 07–70949.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    • 17 d1 Setembro d1 2012
    ...felony conviction. Next, the BIA held that Petitioner was ineligible for cancellation of removal. Citing 8 U.S.C. § 1229a(c)(4) and 8 C.F.R. § 1240.8(d), the BIA observed that Petitioner had the burden of establishing his eligibility for cancellation, which thus required Petitioner to show ......
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3 books & journal articles
  • In Re L-a-c-: a Pragmatic Approach to the Burden of Proof and Corroborating Evidence in Asylum Proceedings
    • United States
    • Georgetown Immigration Law Journal No. 35-1, October 2020
    • 1 d4 Outubro d4 2020
    ...Sanchirico, A Primary-Activity Approach to Proof Burdens, 37 J. LEGAL STUD. 273, 273–74 (2008). 9. See 8 U.S.C. § 1229a(c)(3); 8 C.F.R. § 1240.8(a) (2020). 10. See 8 U.S.C. § 1229a(c)(2); 8 C.F.R. § 1240.8(b)–(c). 11. See 8 U.S.C. § 1229a(c)(4)(A)(i); 8 C.F.R. § 1240.8(d). 12. See 8 U.S.C. ......
    • United States
    • Notre Dame Law Review Vol. 97 No. 3, March 2022
    • 1 d2 Março d2 2022
    ...visas or T visas. However, because that relief is granted by USCIS and not by the immigration courts, it is not discussed here. (107) 8 C.F.R. S 1240.8(d) (108) Mailer of Findley, 2017 WL 11.30670, at *3 (BIA Jan. 31, 2017) (noting that "the Federal Rules of Evidence do not apply in immigra......
  • Detained: A Study of Immigration Bond Hearings
    • United States
    • Law & Society Review No. 50-1, March 2016
    • 1 d2 Março d2 2016
    ...in the United States; if the judge denies relief, the nonci-tizen will be ordered removed from the United States (8 U.S.C. §1229a; 8 C.F.R. § 1240.8). The immigration judge’s decision onthe noncitizen’s application for relief may be appealed to theBoard of Immigration Appeals (BIA), and the......

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