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Unpub. BIA 2 CIMT Victory: Matter of Lopez Leal
Posted on 29 Sep 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Houston superstar (and former AILA President) Peter Williamson shared this recent unpublished BIA victory . "[W]e conclude that the 2013 conviction for simple assault is not categorically a CIMT and the DHS has not established removability based... Read More

BIA on Crime of Violence: Matter of Turou (unpub.)
Posted on 11 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[W]e agree with the respondent's contention that pursuant to the Court's decision in Moncrieffe v. Holder, there is "a realistic probability, not a theoretical possibility," that the State of Delaware would apply its Assault in... Read More

Unpub. BIA on "Legally Impossible" Crimes: Matter of Clase
Posted on 29 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ben Winograd writes: "I'm happy to share this favorable BIA decision in a case I litigated with Susan Pai. The Board held that *attempted* second degree gang assault is not a CIMT because, as New York courts have found, it is a "legally... Read More