BIA Calls For Briefs On ‘Wave Through’ Entry Issue

Law360, New York (September 19, 2016, 10:51 PM EDT) — The Board of Immigration Appeals on Monday issued a call for amicus briefs on whether a so-called wave through entry counts as an admission in “any status” when it comes to a seven-year residence requirement, which is tied to a form of immigration relief known as cancelation of removal.

The BIA is inviting members of the public to submit amicus briefs examining if a wave through entry, such as the one in a board ruling knew as Matter of Quilantan, comprises an admission in any status,…

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