Salvadoran Seeks High Court Review Of 5th Circ. Ruling

Law360, New York (September 13, 2016, 2:53 PM EDT) — An El Salvadoran national has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Fifth Circuit ruling that it lacked jurisdiction to hear a challenge to the Board of Immigration Appeal’s decision not to reopen removal proceedings of its own accord, saying the appeals court’s legal analysis was flawed.

In an Aug. 31 petition, Freddie Balmore Castillo urged the justices to take up the case, arguing that in light of the high court’s 2015 decision in Mata v. Lynch, the Fifth Circuit incorrectly relied on its 2004…

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