Immigration Law

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CA4 on Agg. Fel. - Amos v. Lynch
Posted on 10 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In this appeal, we review consolidated petitions filed by Richard Jesus Amos, a citizen of the Philippines, challenging decisions of the Board of Immigration Appeals (the BIA, or the Board), which dismissed Amos’s appeal from an immigration... Read More

CA4 (en banc) on Md. Resisting Arrest, Crime of Violence: U.S. v. Aparicio-Soria
Posted on 15 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The issue before us is whether the Maryland crime of resisting arrest, Md. Code, Crim. Law § 9-408(b)(1), “has as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against the person of another,” and therefore... Read More

CA4 on Aggravated Felony: Larios-Reyes v. Lynch
Posted on 6 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Larios-Reyes v. Lynch, Dec. 6, 2016 - "We find that the BIA erred as a matter of law and hold that Larios-Reyes’s conviction does not constitute the aggravated felony of “sexual abuse of a minor” under the INA because Maryland Criminal... Read More