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CSOL Alumni, Stephanie Nodine, Helping Immigrants Reach the American Dream on John’s Island

Check out the article below in Charleston Living on Charleston School of Law alumni, Stephanie Nodine, who is now practicing Immigration Law on John’s Island, helping immigrants reach their American Dream. Reaching The American Dream Posted On May 5, 2017 … Continue reading

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Unaccompanied Minors Pro Bono Project

On Friday, October 16th, the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center and the Legal Services of Southern Piedmont will hold a day long training CLE at the Charleston School of Law at 414 King St. in Room 107/109 for the … Continue reading

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July 30, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

De Leon v Holder De Leon sought special rule cancellation of removal under 8 USC 1229b. The immigration board ruled de Leon was not free from official restraint when he was apprehended and thus ineligible for special rule relief. The … Continue reading

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June 9, 2014 United States Supreme Court opinions

Scialabba v Cuellar de Osorio Cuellar filed an application for immigrant visa and one of the minors listed as a derivative applicant turned 21 while waiting for the visa to be processed. The immigration service gave the derivative applicant the … Continue reading

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March 17, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

Urbina v Holder Urbina sought to have the ten year period in 8 USC 1229b run from the time he legally entered the United States until a correct charge was filed with the administrative law judge and not until the … Continue reading

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February 5, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

Chen and Li v Holder Chen and Li sought asylum on the basis of China’s one child policy and persecution of Christians. The immigration judge and appeals board denied their application. The panel reversed and remanded as to the one … Continue reading

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December 17, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Pan v Holder Pan sought asylum. The immigration judge found Pan was not credible and denied his application. The denial was affirmed by the immigration appeals board. The panel affirmed. It held that the credibility determination was supported by substantial … Continue reading

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December 11, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Injeti v United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Injeti applied for naturalization. The government denied her application and the district court affirmed. The panel also affirmed. It held that the Services’ interpretation of 8 USC 1101(a)(20) to require both procedural … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Fontenot and Turner v Taser International, Inc. Plaintiffs’ son was tased during a confrontation with police and died as a result of his heart stopping. They sued Taser international fro failure to warn against using the particular taser product on … Continue reading

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October 16, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Scott v Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Scott brought a putative class action against Stores alleging sex discrimination in hiring and compensation. The district court denied leave to amend the complaint as futile under Dukes v Wal-Mart and prejudicial to Stores … Continue reading

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