Immigration Law

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CA5 on Descamps: Franco-Casasola v. Holder
Posted on 24 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Majority : "Donald Efren Franco-Casasola’s petition for panel rehearing is DENIED. We withdraw our prior opinion of March 6, 2014, and substitute the following. The Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) determined that Franco-Casasola... 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