Immigration Law

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Unpub. BIA CAT Victory: Mexico; Imputed Gang Affiliation
Posted on 7 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[T]he respondent has presented evidence, undisputed by the DHS, that the Federal Government and at least one local government in the United States have identified him as a member of the Norteño gang and have done so in the presence of rival... Read More

Tags: mehr , cat , bia , Mexico , unpublished , gang

Cal. Ct. App. on Court Advisal - People v. Asghedom
Posted on 7 Jan 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

People v. Asghedom, Jan. 5, 2016 - "Penal Code section 1016.5 mandates that, before accepting a guilty or no contest plea, the court must advise the defendant that the plea “may have the consequences of deportation, exclusion from admission... Read More

CA9 on 212(h): Negrete-Ramirez v. Holder
Posted on 21 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Court staff summary: "The panel granted Juana Negrete-Ramirez’s petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ decision finding that the statutory language of the Immigration and Nationality Act excludes her from eligibility... Read More