No. 17-459
Title:Wescley Fonseca Pereira, Petitioner
Jefferson B. Sessions, III, Attorney General
Docketed:September 28, 2017
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
   Case Numbers:(16-1033)
   Decision Date:July 31, 2017
   Rehearing Denied:
  Discretionary Court Decision Date:
Questions Presented

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 27 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 30, 2017)
Oct 25 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 29, 2017.
Oct 30 2017Brief amicus curiae of American Immigration Lawyers Association filed.
Nov 13 2017Pursuant to Rule 34.6 and Paragraph 9 of the Guidelines for the Submission of Documents to the Supreme Court’s Electronic Filing System, filings in this case should be submitted in paper form only, and should not be submitted through the Court’s electronic filing system.
Nov 15 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 29, 2017 to December 12, 2017, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 16 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including December 12, 2017.
Dec 12 2017Brief of respondent Jefferson B. Sessions, III, Attorney General in opposition filed.
Dec 13 2017Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed by petitioner.
Dec 19 2017Reply of petitioner Wescley Fonseca Pereira filed.
Dec 20 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Jan 08 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/12/2018.
Jan 12 2018Petition GRANTED.

Attorneys for Petitioner
William McGinley Jay
    Counsel of Record
Goodwin Procter LLP
901 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
Party name: Wescley Fonseca Pereira
Attorneys for Respondent
Noel J. Francisco
    Counsel of Record
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001
Party name: Jefferson B. Sessions, III, Attorney General
Bradley N. Garcia
    Counsel of Record
O'Melveny & Myers, LLP
1625 Eye St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
202 383 5300
Party name: American Immigration Lawyers Association