Scialabba v. Cuellar de Osorio: Supremes Deny Young Adults Protection Under CSPA, Overlook Solution (PDF)
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David Froman proposes another approach to that used by the Supreme Court in Scialabba v. Cuellar de Osorio, a decision interpreting the Child Status Protection Act restrictively. Mr. Froman offers a "single-petition" approach in place of the Court's "two-petition" approach. He explains how his approach would meet the Justices objections to the beneficiaries' arguments, satisfy the statute, and yet help many more people.
David Froman has practiced immigration law for twenty-eight years. He has taught at law schools in Chicago and San Diego and has written and lectured on various immigration topics. While in the U.S. Navy, he served three years in the Pentagon as the Navy's immigration attorney. He represented the petitioner in Alvarez-Portillo v. Ashcroft, 280 F.3d 858 (8th Cir. 2002). He is licensed in California, Missouri, and Arizona and is a member of the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court. His law studies include a J. D., cum laude, from the University of San Diego, a diploma from the USD Institute of International and Comparative Law in Paris, France; an LL.M. in international law from Harvard Law School; and postgraduate study in immigration law under Charles Gordon at Georgetown University Law School. A Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law, California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, he is the founder of Froman Law Firm, whose website appears at www.getvisas.com.
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