Immigration Law

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Unpub. BIA on Fleuti, Entry, Smuggling, Sec. 237(a)(1)(E)(i)
Posted on 9 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[W]e hold that for a lawful permanent resident to be deportable under section 237(a)(l)(E)(i) of the Act, the smuggling offense must have occurred prior to, at the time of, or within 5 years of an "entry" as that term is interpreted in... Read More

Fleuti Lives! The Restoration of a Constitutional Decision
Posted on 9 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Even though the Vartelas Court did not have to decide if Fleuti still lived, it reminds us that, despite the failure of the BIA to realize it in Collado-Munoz , Fleuti is at heart a constitutional decision. Vartelas belongs in this same line of cases... Read More