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CA9 on Silva-Trevino: Olivas-Motta v. Holder (REVISED)

"Petitioner Manuel Olivas-Motta is a lawful permanent resident charged with removal under 8 U.S.C. § 1227(a)(2)(A)(ii) based on his alleged “conviction of” two crimes involving moral turpitude (“CIMTs”). Petitioner concedes that the first conviction was for a CIMT. He...

Moncrieffe and Olivas-Motta: Fourteen Crim/Imm Defenses in the Ninth Circuit

"Katherine Brady of the Immigrant Legal Resource Center wrote this advisory, updated as of May 24, 2013 . Thanks to the authors of the Moncrieffe Practice Advisory cited above, and especially to Dan Kesselbrenner, Norton Tooby, Isaac Wheeler, and Su Yon Yi. Mistakes belong to the author. Copyright...