Latest BIA Unpubs from Winograd, IRAC

Latest BIA Unpubs from Winograd, IRAC

Tameka Lorraine Butler, A097 998 935 (BIA July 26, 2013)

In this unpublished decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) denied a DHS appeal and upheld the termination of proceedings upon finding the respondent's conviction for grand theft in violation of Fla. Stat. 812.014 was not a crime involving moral turpitude because the statute is divisible and the record of conviction did not establish an attempt to permanently deprive the owner of property. The decision was written by Member Elise Manuel.

Maria Regina Enriquez, A090 496 769 (BIA July 26, 2013)

In this unpublished decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) granted DHS' request to withdraw its appeal and upheld the termination of proceedings in light of the respondent's successful withdrawal of her guilty plea to possession of stolen vehicle in violation of Nev. Rev. Stat. 205.273(b)(1), and her receiving a sentence of three days with credit for time served for pleading guilty instead to gross misdemeanor conspiracy possession of a stolen vehicle. The decision was written by Member Patricia Cole and joined by Member Roger Pauley and Member Teresa Donovan

Varinder Singh, A201 156 040 (BIA July 23, 2013)

In this unpublished decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) vacated an order of removal issued in absentia upon finding the respondent's inability to board a plane due to his lack of photo identification constituted exceptional circumstances justifying his failure to appear. The decision was written by Member Elise Manuel and joined by Member Charles Adkins-Blanch and Member Sharon Hoffman.
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