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Eli Kantor is a labor, employment and immigration law attorney. He has been practicing labor, employment and immigration law for more than 36 years. He has been featured in articles about labor, employment and immigration law in the L.A. Times, Business Week.com and Daily Variety. He is a regular columnist for the Daily Journal. Telephone (310)274-8216; eli@elikantorlaw.com. For more information, visit beverlyhillsimmigrationlaw.com and and beverlyhillsemploymentlaw.com

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Friday, January 14, 2022

Plancarte Sauceda v. Garland

 The Board of Immigration Appeals was not unreasonable in rejecting a proposed particular social group of female nurses on the ground that nursing is not an immutable characteristic. Venue under 8 U.S.C. §1252(b)(2) was proper in the Ninth Circuit where the immigration judge in this case formally transferred venue from Salt Lake City to Boise; thereafter the alien never physically appeared in Salt Lake City, but rather remained in Boise; the IJ indicated that proceedings were conducted in Boise, and the Board held that proper venue was in the Ninth Circuit; both final hearing notices designated Boise as the location for the final hearing; and; the statute expressly allows any of the participants in a removal hearing to appear at the designated hearing location by video conference, pursuant to §1129a(b)(2)(A)(iii), and the IJ and the government attorney elected to do so from Salt Lake City.

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