Tag Archives: aggravated felony

Supreme Court asks if pot possession spurs deportation

WASHINGTON – At oral arguments yesterday, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court grilled attorneys arguing over whether a permanent resident caught with just enough marijuana to roll a few cigarettes committed an “aggravated felony” that rendered him automatically deportable ...

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Justices to decide if marijuana crime justifies deportation

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether an alien’s state-law conviction for possessing marijuana with intent to distribute constitutes an “aggravated felony” justifying deportation, even though the record of conviction does not show that the underlying conduct would constitute a ...

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Resident aliens committed a deportable offense by filing false tax returns that resulted in the federal government sustaining a loss in revenue in excess of $10,000. See “Immigrants can be deported for filing false tax returns” U.S. Supreme Court. Kawashima ...

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