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Supreme Court Grants Cert. in CA5 Agg. Fel. Case: Moncrieffe v. Holder

Docket No. 11-702 Case below, 662 F.3d 387 (CA5, 2011)

Supreme Court on 'Aggravated Felony' - Moncrieffe v. Holder

"The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 66 Stat. 163, 8 U. S. C. §1101 et seq., provides that a noncitizen who has been convicted of an “aggravated felony” may be deported from this country. The INA also prohibits the Attorney General from granting discretionary relief from...

CA7 on 'Small Amount,' Moncrieffe: Chen v. Sessions

Chen v. Sessions, July 20, 2017 - "Ming Wei Chen, a lawful permanent resident originally from China, was ordered removed from the United States as an alien convicted of a controlled substance crime, see 8 U.S.C. § 1182(a)(2)(A)(i)(II). The Board of Immigration Appeals decided that Chen is ineligible...