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AAO U Visa Remand - Perjury by Disbarred Attorney
Posted on 11 Jan 2023 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Attorney Michael M. Shabani obtained this Dec. 16, 2022 AAO victory for his U visa client based on being the victim of the crime of perjury by disbarred attorney Douglas Howard Cooner. See , Cooner v. State , 272 So. 3d 206 (Ala. Crim. App. 2018) . ... Read More

Tags: AAO , U visa , perjury

Minn. Ct. App. on IRCA, preemption, I-9s, perjury: Reynua
Posted on 6 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The federal Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), 8 U.S.C. § 1324a (2006), preempts state prosecution of a job applicant for perjury or forgery involving the I-9 federal form for employment-eligibility verification." - State v. Reynua... Read More

CA9 on CIMT, Perjury, Divisibility: Rosales Rivera v. Lynch
Posted on 10 Mar 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Rosales Rivera v. Lynch, Mar. 10, 2016 - Court Staff Summary: "The panel granted Milton Rosales Rivera’s petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ denial of cancellation of removal based on its finding that his conviction... Read More

BIA on Perjury: Matter of Alvarado, 26 I&N Dec. 895 (BIA 2016)
Posted on 31 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of Alvarado, 26 I&N Dec. 895 (BIA 2016) - (1) The generic definition of “perjury” in section 101(a)(43)(S) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43)(S) (2012), requires that an offender make a material... Read More