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BIA on 'single offense' - Matter of Davey, ID 3770, 26 I&N Dec. 37 (BIA 2012)

Matter of Davey, ID 3770, 26 I&N Dec. 37 (BIA 2012) - (1) For purposes of section 237(a)(2)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1227(a)(2)(B)(i) (2006), the phrase “a single offense involving possession for one’s own use of thirty grams or less of marijuana”...

Practice Advisory: Matter of Davey & the Categorical Approach

"This practice advisory discusses the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) decision in Matter of Davey, 26 I&N Dec. 37 (BIA 2012) and its holding that the categorical approach does not apply to the “possession of 30 grams of marijuana” exception to deportability found in 8 U.S.C. §...