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Gonzalez-Rivas v. Garland

Petition for writ of certiorari granted, judgment vacated, and case remanded to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit for further consideration in light of Wilkinson v. Garland.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-1038 8th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2023

Issue: Whether the conclusion that undisputed facts do not satisfy the “exceptional and extremely unusual hardship” standard is a reviewable “question of law” under 8 U.S.C. § 1252(a)(2)(D).

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 08 2023Pursuant to Rule 34.6 and Paragraph 9 of the Guidelines for the Submission of Documents to the Supreme Court's Electronic Filing System, filings in this case should be submitted in paper form only, and should not be submitted through the Court's electronic filing system.
Feb 08 2023Application (22A736) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 21, 2023 to April 21, 2023, submitted to Justice Kavanaugh.
Feb 10 2023Application (22A736) granted by Justice Kavanaugh extending the time to file until April 21, 2023.
Apr 21 2023Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 25, 2023)
May 11 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 25, 2023 to June 26, 2023, submitted to The Clerk.
May 15 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 26, 2023.
Jun 26 2023Brief of respondent Merrick B. Garland, Attorney General filed.
Jun 28 2023Reply of petitioner Hector Gonzalez-Rivas filed.
Jul 05 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/26/2023.
Mar 25 2024DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/28/2024.
Apr 08 2024DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/12/2024.
Apr 15 2024Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Wilkinson v. Garland, 601 U. S. ___ (2024).
May 17 2024Judgment Issued.