Immigration Law

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La. Ct. App. on 'Driving While Undocumented' Statute, Preemption: State v. Sarrabea
Posted on 1 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Defendant argues La.R.S. 14:100.13 is an unconstitutional attempt to preempt federal law because it attempts to preempt the field of alien registration which is occupied by federal law. Thus, he asserts, the trial court lacked jurisdiction to convict... Read More

Unpub. BIA on CIMT: Matter of Sainz-Rivera
Posted on 14 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ben Winograd writes: "In this unpublished decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) dismissed the charge of deportability and held that Ariz. Rev. Stat. 28-1383(A)(1)—which criminalizes driving under the influence after one’s license... Read More