Immigration Law

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CA9 on Aggravated Felony: Aguilar-Turcios II
Posted on 23 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In this petition for review of a decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA” or “Board”), we address whether Petitioner Rigoberto Aguilar-Turcios’s conviction under Article 92 of the Uniform Code of Military... Read More

CA9 on Descamps, Divisibility: Rendon v. Holder
Posted on 22 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In this case, we consider whether a statute written in the disjunctive is divisible in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Descamps v. United States, 133 S. Ct. 2276 (2013). The statutory text at issue is a different portion of the same... Read More

CA9 on Descamps: Espinoza-Gonzalez v. Holder (Unpub.) - OIL Argues Descamps Inapplicable
Posted on 25 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"While Espinoza’s case was pending before this court, the Supreme Court reversed this circuit’s recent en banc holding addressing this issue, United States v. Aguila-Montes de Oca, 655 F.3d 915, 940 (9th Cir. 2011). See Descamps v. United... Read More