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IMMIGRATION

Does an alien’s state-law conviction for possessing marijuana with intent to distribute constitute an “aggravated felony” justifying deportation, even though the record of conviction does not show that the underlying conduct would constitute a felony under federal law? See “Justices ...

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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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IMMIGRATION

An immigration statute limiting a legal permanent resident’s right of reentry does not apply retroactively to a felony conviction before the effective date of the law. See “Immigration travel ban isn’t retroactive” U.S. Supreme Court. Vartelas v. Holder, No. 10-1211. ...

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IMMIGRATION

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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