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CA9 on crime of violence: Flores-Lopez v. Holder

"Carlos Alberto Flores-Lopez petitions for review of a decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) dismissing his appeal from an immigration judge’s decision finding that his conviction for resisting an executive officer in violation of section 69 of the California Penal...

CA9 on Crime of Violence - INA Sec. 101(a)(43)(F) Void for Vagueness: Dimaya v. Lynch

"Petitioner James Garcia Dimaya seeks review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ (BIA) determination that a conviction for burglary under California Penal Code Section 459 is categorically a “crime of violence” as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43)(F), a determination which...

CA9 on Crime of Violence, Agg. Fel. - Ramirez v. Lynch

Ramirez v. Lynch, Jan. 20, 2016 - "Our examination of the text of [California Penal Code] section 273a(a), the Shepard documents, and California case law reveals that the state need not prove that a defendant committed a violation of section 273a(a) under a particular prong; the four prongs are...