Immigration Law

Recent Posts

Door Is Open to Unfair Deportation, Judges Say
Posted on 7 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The 9th Circuit will not convene an 11-judge panel to review the deportation of a Filipino man with a criminal record, though several judges say the current decision "inexplicably" ignores the fact that the immigrant is still appealing... Read More

CA3 on Conviction, Finality, Ozkok:Orabi v. Atty. Gen.
Posted on 3 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"We are therefore convinced that the principle announced and held in Ozkok – that “a conviction does not attain a sufficient degree of finality for immigration purposes until direct appellate review of the conviction has been exhausted... Read More

CA9 on Conviction, Finality: Planes v. Holder
Posted on 5 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Majority - "Every circuit that has given a reasoned opinion on the interpretation of “conviction” in 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(48)(A) has reached the same conclusion as the panel does here, namely, that “[t]he term ‘conviction’... Read More