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Case: Dada v. Mukasey
Subject(s): immigration, voluntary departure, adjustment of status, statutory interpretation
Appealed from: Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Docket No: 06-1181
Decision Rendered: No
Decision: None

Question(s) presented: Whether immigrants may have their cases reopened after voluntarily agreeing to leave the country.

Holding of appellate court: The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the Board's decision, which held that Dada was "statutorily barred" from seeking adjustment of status since he had overstayed his deadline for voluntary departure.

Date of Oral Arguments Your Prediction Your Prediction by Justice Update
Affirm Reverse Vacate Justice Affirm Reverse Vacate
Jan 07, 2008 Alito
Breyer
Ginsburg
Kennedy
Roberts
Scalia
Souter
Stevens
Thomas