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Bernardo v. Johnson

Petition for certiorari denied on June 20, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-1138 1st Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: Whether a decision by the Secretary of Homeland Security that there is “good and sufficient cause” to revoke the approval of a visa petition is subject to judicial review.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 10 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 13, 2016)
Apr 7 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 13, 2016.
Apr 8 2016Brief amicus curiae of Versame, Inc. filed.
Apr 13 2016Brief amicus curiae of Law Professors filed.
May 6 2016Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 24, 2016.
May 20 2016Brief of respondent Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security, et al. in opposition filed.
May 26 2016Letter of May 26, 2016, from counsel for petitioner waiving the 14-day waiting period for the filing of a reply brief pursuant to Rule 15.5.
May 31 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 16, 2016.
May 31 2016Reply of petitioner Henry Bernardo, on Behalf of M&K Engineering, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 20 2016Petition DENIED.
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