"Attempted arson in the third degree in violation of sections 110 and 150.10 of the New York Penal Law is an aggravated felony under section 101(a)(43)(E)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43)(E)(i) (2006), even though...
"We will grant the petition because the New York attempted arson conviction is not an aggravated felony in respect to collateral immigration consequences under the INA. Applying the categorical approach, as we must, the New York statute under which...
Raymond Lahoud writes: "We had a very good
victory today in the MDPA with respect to mandatory detention. This is
a case that I have been working on for years and was before the BIA for
oral arguments last year. The District Court granted our...