Immigration Law

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CA3 Categorical Approach Victory: Vurimindi v. Atty. Gen.
Posted on 24 Aug 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Vurimindi v. Atty. Gen. "We are called on here to decide whether Pennsylvania’s stalking statute, 18 Pa. Stat. and Cons. Stat. § 2709.1(a)(1), constitutes a removable offense under the Immigration and Nationality Act, or, applying the... Read More

BIA Overrules Sanchez-Lopez! (Matter of Sanchez-Lopez II)
Posted on 20 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of Sanchez-Lopez II - The offense of stalking in violation of section 646.9 of the California Penal Code is not “a crime of stalking” under section 237(a)(2)(E)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1227(a)(2)(E... Read More

Matter of Sanchez-Lopez, ID 3774, 26 I&N Dec. 71 (BIA 2012)
Posted on 29 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of Sanchez-Lopez, ID 3774, 26 I&N Dec. 71 (BIA 2012) - The offense of stalking in violation of section 646.9 of the California Penal Code is “a crime of stalking” under section 237(a)(2)(E)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality... Read More

Matter of U. SINGH, ID 3738, 25 I&N Dec. 670 (BIA 2012)
Posted on 19 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of U. SINGH, ID 3738, 25 I&N Dec. 670 (BIA 2012) - (1) A decision by a Federal court of appeals reversing a precedent decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals is not binding authority outside the circuit in which the case arises. (2) A... Read More