deportation

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Petitioner Jose Angel Carachuri-Rosendo (“Carachuri-Rosendo”) came to the United States in 1993 and thereafter became a lawful permanent resident. See Carachuri-Rosendo v. Holder, 570 F.3d 263, 264 (5th Cir. 2009). In 2004...

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Appealed from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (May 29, 2009)

Oral argument: March 31, 2010

IMMIGRATION, REMOVAL, DEPORTATION, AGGRAVATED FELONY

Under the...

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Roselva Chaidez was born in Mexico and has been a lawful, permanent resident of the United States since 1977. See Chaidez v. United States, 655 F.3d 684, 686 (7th Cir. 2011). In 2003, the government charged Chaidez...

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Does the recent Supreme Court decision Padilla v. Kentucky, which allows an individual to contest a conviction based on a lawyer’s failure to provide information of the deportation...

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Petitioner Ignacio Flores-Figueroa, an immigrant from Mexico, secured false identification documents in order to gain employment at L&M Steel Services. See Brief for Petitioner, Ignacio Flores-Figueroa at 2; Brief for Respondent,...

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Oral argument: February 25, 2009

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit (April 23, 2008)

AGGRAVATED IDENTITY THEFT, DEPORTATION, IMMIGRATION, ILLEGAL ALIEN

Ignacio Flores-Figueroa, a Mexican immigrant used a false name...

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Petitioner Joel Judulang, born in the Philippines in 1966, became a lawful permanent resident (“LPR”) of the United States at eight years of age. See Judulang v. Chertoff, 535 F. Supp. 2d 1129, 1130 (S.D. Cal....

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Oral argument: Oct. 12, 2011

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Sept. 17, 2007)

After Petitioner Joel Judulang, a lawful permanent resident of the United States, was convicted of a deportable offense, the...

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Oral argument: November 7, 2011

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Aug. 4, 2010)

AGGRAVATED FELONY, DEPORTATION, FRAUD, DECEIT, LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENT

The Immigration and Naturalization Service...

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In the 1990s Divna Maslenjak and her family lived in the former Yugoslavia, in what is today Bosnia and Herzegovina. See United States v. Maslenjak, 821 F.3d 675, 680 (6th Cir. 2016). Maslenjak and her family, who are ethnic Serbs, were displaced from...

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The United States Attorney General, Eric Holder, is responsible for adding substances to and maintaining the Federal Controlled Substance Schedule. See Brief for Respondent, Eric Holder, at 2–3. Holder and the Department of Justice are also...

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Eritrea, which lies between Ethiopia and the Red Sea in northeastern Africa, gained independence from Ethiopia in 1993 after thirty years of war. See History of Eritrea and Ethiopia. Five years later,...

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Negusie v. Mukasey (07-499)

Oral argument: Nov. 5, 2008

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit (May 15, 2007)

REFUGEE, ASYLUM, DEPORTATION, PERSECUTORY BAR, IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT

Daniel Negusie was...

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In April 2001, Jean Marc Nken, a citizen of Cameroon, entered the United States on a transient visa, and remained in the U.S. after his visa had expired. See Brief for Respondent, Mukasey, at 3. Eight months later, in December...

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Oral argument: January 21, 2009

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit (April 9, 2008)

IMMIGRATION, DEPORTATION, STAY OF REMOVAL, ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION REFORM AND IMMIGRANT RESPONSIBILITY ACT ("IIRIRA"), IMMIGRATION AND...
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Petitioner, Jose Padilla (“Padilla”), is a native of Honduras and a Legal Permanent Resident of the United States. See Padilla v. Kentucky, 253 S.W.3d 482, 483 (2008). He came to the United States from Honduras in the ...

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Respondent James Garcia Dimaya, a citizen of the Philippines, immigrated to the United States as a lawful permanent resident in 1992 at the age of thirteen. See Brief for Respondent, James Garcia Dimaya at 5; Dimaya v. Lynch, 803 F.3d 1110, 1111 (9th...

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In 1994, Petitioner Panagis Vartelas, a lawful permanent resident (“LPR”) of the United States, was convicted of conspiring to make or possess a counterfeit security, following entry of his guilty plea. See Vartelas v....

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Oral argument: Jan. 18, 2012

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Sept. 9, 2010)

Petitioner Panagis Vartelas, a Greek citizen and lawful permanent resident of the United States, pleaded guilty to...