Immigration Law

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Supreme Court, 6-3, on Retroactivity: Vartelas v. Holder
Posted on 28 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This case presents a question of retroactivity not addressed by Congress: As to a lawful permanent resident convicted of a crime before the effective date of IIRIRA, which regime governs, the one in force at the time of the conviction, or IIRIRA... Read More

Supreme Court oral argment recap: Vartelas v. Holder (retroactivity)
Posted on 20 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Here's a link to the SCOTUSblog page containing links to the transcript of the oral argument on Jan. 18th, all the briefs, the opinion below , and an argument preview by Dean Kevin Johnson. Hats way off to Prof. Stephanos Bibas , who argued for... Read More