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Advocates File Supreme Court Amicus Brief in CODV Case

"This brief respectfully emphasizes to the Court that a ruling reversing the Court of Appeals based on a broad reading of “misdemeanor crime of domestic violence” could have profound effects on immigration law. These include the unintended consequences of hurting immigrant domestic violence...

Castleman SCOTUS Decision Avoids Harming Immigrants

"The US Supreme Court ruled that an expansive definition of domestic violence should apply to firearms cases but notes that the ruling does not apply in the immigration law context, apparently recognizing ASISTA's arguments that its decision should not unwittingly harm immigrants (see footnote...

Practice Advisory: Why U.S v. Castleman Does Not Hurt Your Immigration Case and May Help It

"On March 26, in United States v. Castleman, the Supreme Court settled a circuit split over the meaning of a federal criminal law that prohibits people who have been convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence crimes from possessing guns or ammunition. Castleman is a problematic decision for criminal...