Immigration Law

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The Supreme Court Immigration Case You Never Heard Of: Mathis v. U.S.
Posted on 26 Apr 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Apr. 26, 2016 - Oral argument was heard today in Mathis v. U.S. The transcript is here . Links to all the briefs here . Argument preview here . Nutshell : " On Tuesday, April 26, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Mathis... Read More

Waiting for Descamps: How the Supreme Court Might Save Your Crim/Imm Case
Posted on 11 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The U.S. Supreme Court will issue a decision in the spring 2013 term in a criminal case, Descamps v. United States , that may have very beneficial implications for immigration cases. The issue relates to proper application of the categorical approach... Read More

Practice Advisory: Descamps v. U.S. and the Modified Categorical Approach
Posted on 2 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This practice advisory covers: (1) the holding in Descamps; (2) why this criminal case is equally applicable to the categorical approach used in immigration proceedings; and (3) the decision’s potential implications for specific removal grounds... Read More