Immigration Law

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CA4 on Theft Offense, Agg. Fel. - Castillo v. Holder
Posted on 15 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Julio C. David Castillo, a citizen of Honduras, filed this petition seeking review of a decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) dismissing Castillo’s appeal from an immigration judge’s order of removal. The BIA determined... Read More

CA4 on Categorical Approach, Theft, Embezzlement: Mena v. Lynch
Posted on 28 Apr 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Mena v. Lynch, Apr. 27, 2016 - "Common sense suggests that knowingly receiving either stolen or embezzled property – i.e., the offense set forth in the second paragraph of § 659 - is a form of theft. See, e.g., United States v. Johnson... Read More