Immigration Law

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CA3 on Categorical Approach: Bautista v. Attorney General
Posted on 28 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"We will grant the petition because the New York attempted arson conviction is not an aggravated felony in respect to collateral immigration consequences under the INA. Applying the categorical approach, as we must, the New York statute under which... Read More

Detention Habeas Victory in Pennsylvania: Bautista v. Sabol
Posted on 25 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Raymond Lahoud writes: "We had a very good victory today in the MDPA with respect to mandatory detention. This is a case that I have been working on for years and was before the BIA for oral arguments last year. The District Court granted our... Read More

Zadvydas Habeas Victory in Pa. - Woods v. Sabol
Posted on 11 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Raymond Lahoud writes: " Attached is a decision rendered [by] the MDPA. The habeas petition was filed on 06/01/14, briefing was expedited and the gov't responded on Friday (06/06/2014) and the Judge granted the habeas today. He has been an LPR... Read More