U eparmnt of usice
Execuive Oce r Imigration Reiew Fas Ch, Vrgiia
Fie 00 867 388
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Decison of e Board o Imigraion Appeals
ON BELF OF SPONDENT aa . Avez de Benne, Esquie ON BELF O DS: APPLICTON: Repening gae . Pice ssisan Chief Cunse Te espnen, a aive ad ciien of Canada, appeas he ecisin of e Iigain Juge, aied pi 2, 2012, dening he ies Jin and noppse in The Depen of eand Secui "DS) is pse e esponens appea The Iiaion Judge ee in ening he espnens oin epen ee, b paies ageed ha eopened pceedings ee aned in de o a he espnen pusue an appicaion adjusen f saus on e basis f a pending iigan visa peiion e b his nied Saes ciien spuse.
See Maer of Velare,
23 &N Dec 253 BIA 2002) The pies have an ipn e pay in ese ainisaive pceedings, an a hei ageeen n an issue ppe cuse f acion soud, in ms insances, be eeminaive.
aer of Yewonosen,
2 I&N Dec 025 BI 1997). The Iigain Juges cnces egadig e iming of he espndens maiage is n, in isef, sufcien vece he DSs expess ageemen o eopening eove, hee he aien has n sicy cmpied ih e eguay equiemens f ing an apicain eief in supp of a moin epen, bu he DS has afaive jine he in, an Imigain Judge ay epen in e ineess of fess and adinisaive econm
Accodingy, he ing de is eneed OER: Te espondens appea is susained, e Iiaion Judges ecision is vacae, he ies Jin and nppsed Min is ane, hese eva poceedings ae eopene, d e eco is eanded o e Iigain Cu he pceedings cnsisen ih he eging pini and he ey f a ne decisin.
Cite as: Adam Laurence, A200 867 388 (BIA Feb. 7, 2014)