Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act

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The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRAIRA) strengthened U.S. immigration laws, adding penalties for undocumented immigrants who commit crimes while in the United States or who stay in the U.S. for...

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The following cases are major Supreme Court cases in the field of immigration law.

US v. Wong Kim Ark, 169 U.S. 649 (1898) Kwong_Hai_Chew v. Colding, 344 U.S. 590 (1953) Shaughnessy v. US ex rel Mezei, 345 U.S. 206 (1953) Graham v....
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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. Holder, 620 F.3d 108, 110 (2d Cir...