Immigration Updates

IRAC Releases April 2016 Update to Index of Unpublished BIA Decisions

The Immigrant & Refugee Appellate Center, LLC, is pleased to release the most recent update to the 2016 edition of the Index of Unpublished BIA Decisions, which now contains decisions issued through April 12, 2016.

Among other newly added cases, the Index now contains decisions:

• Holding that an immigration judge should have granted a continuance for the filing of a state court dependency petition necessary to pursue Special Immigrant Juvenile status

• Granting a motion to reopen to allow the respondent to pursue a provisional unlawful presence waiver (Form I-601A)

• Granting an appeal of a respondent who was ordered removed in absentia because the record did not contain evidence of removability

The Index can be purchased directly from IRAC for $75, or anonymously through for $100. To purchase the Index directly from IRAC, please email author To purchase the Index anonymously through, click here to log in or sign up for a free account, and then click here to purchase the Index (credit card required). IRAC also offers group pricing to firms, law school clinics, non-profit organizations, and government entities.

IRAC will update the Index on a monthly basis with newly issued unpublished BIA decisions. Individuals who purchase the Index directly from IRAC will receive emails each month for the rest of 2016 containing an updated version of the Index and a separate list of newly added cases. Purchasers will also receive a discount on IRAC’s same day BIA filing service for the rest of 2016.

To preview the Index, and for answers to frequently asked questions, click here or visit

Unpublished BIA Decisions
Index of Unpublished Decisions of The Board of Immigration Appeals (2020 edition)

This Index contains links to more than 3,000 unpublished BIA decisions selected for