Tag Archives: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Documents in application all that is needed to decide TPS (access required)

Although a defendant satisfied the requirements to receive temporary protected status, or TPS,  and would have been granted TPS had the Immigration and Naturalization Service reviewed all documents in its possession, the denial of TPS was not fundamentally unfair because ...

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Government officials immune from surveillance claims (access required)

Senior government officials, including the former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, cannot be held liable for claims they unlawfully used electronic surveillance to spy on a CBS television reporter because such conduct did not violate a clearly established right. Background ...

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Decision on prisoner’s custody of child needed review (access required)

Where an immigration judge determined that an imprisoned father did not have physical custody of his child for purposes of the Child Citizenship Act, that decision should have been reviewed de novo by the Board of Immigration Appeals. Background Howard ...

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Government not liable for state’s reduction of Medicaid (access required)

Where the state reduced certain services available to plaintiffs under its Medicaid waiver program, the plaintiffs could not sue the federal government for its failure to provide proper oversight of the state’s Medicaid program. Background Richard Stogsdill and Robert Levin ...

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