Immigration Law

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David A. Isaacson: Certification of State Law Questions - A New Trend in Second Cir. Immigration Cases?
Posted on 17 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In both February and May of this year, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit did something that it appears not to have done in an immigration case in more than fifteen years, and that is rare for other courts to do in such cases as well... Read More

CA2 on CIMT, Mens Rea: Efstathiadis v. Holder
Posted on 22 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Under federal immigration law, Efstathiadis’ removal turns on whether the crime he was convicted of—C.G.S. § 53a‐73a(a)(2)—is a CIMT. The answer to that question, in turn, implicates the level of mens rea applicable to C.G... Read More