Immigration Law

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Unpub. BIA Agg. Fel. Victory - Matter of Rodriguez-Trinidad
Posted on 2 Mar 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

IRAC - "In this unpublished decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) held that possession of marijuana with intent to distribute under 35 Pa. Cons. Stat. 780-113(a)(30) is not an aggravated felony because there exists a reasonable probability... Read More

Practice Advisory: Matter of Davey & the Categorical Approach
Posted on 23 Jan 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This practice advisory discusses the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) decision in Matter of Davey, 26 I&N Dec. 37 (BIA 2012) and its holding that the categorical approach does not apply to the “possession of 30 grams of marijuana”... Read More

BIA on Marijuana: Matter of Dominguez-Rodriguez
Posted on 18 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Official Headnote: For purposes of section 237(a)(2)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1227(a)(2)(B)(i) (2012), the phrase “a single offense involving possession for one’s own use of thirty grams or less of marijuana”... Read More