The Third Circuit has held that it retains jurisdiction over a petition for review after the Board of Immigration Appeals (Board) reopens the underlying proceeding solely to reissue its previous decision.  The court also cast doubt on whether the Board's leading precedent on domestic violence-based asylum claims, Matter of A-R-C-G-, can be extended to unmarried women in abusive domestic relationships.

The full text of Ordonez-Tevalan v. Attorney General can be found here: