The petitions of the day are:

Holder v. Gutierrez (Granted )

Docket: 10-1542
Issue(s): (1) Whether a parent's years of lawful permanent resident status can be imputed to an alien who resided with that parent as an unemancipated minor, for the purpose of satisfying 8 U.S.C. 1229b(a)(1)'s requirement that the alien seeking cancellation of removal have been an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence for not less than 5 years; and (2) whether a parent's years of residence after lawful admission to the United States can be imputed to an alien who resided with that parent as an unemancipated minor, for the purpose of satisfying 8 U.S.C. 1229b(a)(2)'s requirement that the alien seeking cancellation of removal have resided in the United States continuously for 7 years after having been admitted in any status.

Certiorari stage documents:

Holder v. Sawyers (Granted )

Docket: 10-1543
Issue(s): Whether a parent's years of residence after lawful admission to the United States can be imputed to an alien who resided with that parent as an unemancipated minor, for the purpose of satisfying 8 U.S.C. 1229b(a)(2)'s requirement that the alien seeking cancellation of removal have "resided in the United States continuously for 7 years after having been admitted in any status."

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Holder v. Gutierrez, Holder v. Sawyers, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Marissa Miller, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jul. 22, 2011, 7:00 AM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/07/petition-of-the-day-149/