Judulang v. Holder
Holding: The policy used by the Board of Immigration Appeals to determine whether a resident alien is eligible to ask the Attorney General for relief from deportation under a provision of the immigration laws that has been repealed is “arbitrary and capricious” under the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. § 706(2)(A).
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on December 12, 2011.
- This week’s opinions: In Plain English (Amy Howe, December 15, 2011)
- Opinion analysis: Judulang v. Holder (Kevin Johnson, December 13, 2011)
- Argument recap: Former Section 212(c) relief from removal for lawful permanent residents convicted of aggravated felonies (Kevin Johnson, October 17, 2011)
- Argument preview: Judicial review of claims to relief from removal of lawful permanent residents (Kevin Johnson, October 6, 2011)
- Petition of the day (Kiran Bhat, December 23, 2010)
Briefs and Documents
Merits Briefs for the Petitioner
Amicus Briefs in Support of the Petitioner
Merits Briefs for the Respondent