|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-315||3rd Cir.||Apr 19, 2021||Jun 7, 2021||9-0||Kagan||OT 2020|
Holding: An individual who entered the United States unlawfully is not eligible to become a lawful permanent resident under 8 U.S.C. § 1255 even if the United States has granted the individual temporary protected status.
Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on June 7, 2021.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 08 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 13, 2020)|
|Sep 08 2020||Corrected appendix to the petition (submitted February 18, 2021).|
|Sep 11 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 13, 2020 to November 12, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 14 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 12, 2020.|
|Oct 26 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 12, 2020 to December 9, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Oct 28 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including December 9, 2020.|
|Dec 09 2020||Brief for the Respondents filed.|
|Dec 11 2020||Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under 15.5 filed by petitioner.|
|Dec 16 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.|
|Jan 08 2021||Petition GRANTED.|
|Feb 05 2021||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Jose Santos Sanchez, et al.|
|Feb 05 2021||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioners Jose Santos Sanchez, et al.|
|Feb 22 2021||Brief of petitioners Jose Santos Sanchez, et al. filed.|
|Mar 01 2021||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioners GRANTED.|
|Mar 01 2021||Brief amici curiae of Members of Congress filed.|
|Mar 01 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Oxfam America filed.|
|Mar 01 2021||Brief amici curiae of Immigration Law Professors filed.|
|Mar 01 2021||Brief amici curiae of Human Rights Watch and Alianza Americas filed.|
|Mar 01 2021||Brief amici curiae of District of Columbia, et al. filed.|
|Mar 01 2021||Brief amici curiae of Professors Alan Morrison and Brian Wolfman filed.|
|Mar 01 2021||Brief amici curiae of American Immigration Lawyers Association, et al. filed.|
|Mar 01 2021||Brief amici curiae of National Immigration Litigation Alliance, American Civil Liberties Union, and Northwest Immigrant Rights Project filed.|
|Mar 01 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Harvard TPS Coalition filed.|
|Mar 01 2021||Brief amici curiae of 22 Cities and Counties filed.|
|Mar 01 2021||Amicus brief of Service Employees International Union, et al. not accepted for filing. (March 03, 2021 - certificate of compliance to be corrected).|
|Mar 01 2021||Brief amici curiae of Service Employees International Union and Other Labor Unions filed. (March 23, 2021)|
|Mar 10 2021||Corrected certificate of service for amicus curiae Harvard TPS Coalition filed.|
|Mar 12 2021||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, April 19, 2021.|
|Mar 15 2021||Record requested.|
|Mar 15 2021||Record received from the U.S.D.C. 3rd Circuit is electronic and located on Pacer, with the exception of confidential documents that been electronically filed.|
|Mar 24 2021||Brief of respondents Alejandro N. Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security, et al. filed.|
|Mar 30 2021||CIRCULATED|
|Mar 31 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Immigration Reform Law Institute filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 09 2021||Reply of petitioner Jose Santos Sanchez, et ux. filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 19 2021||Argued. For petitioners: Amy M. Saharia, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Michael R. Huston, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.|
|Jun 07 2021||Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Kagan, J. delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.|
|Jul 09 2021||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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