Monthly Archives: August 2011

Yesterday the Ninth Circuit en banc came down with a very bad decision, which will hurt many noncitizens who have been convicted of criminal offenses.  See U.S. v. Aguila-Montes de Oca (“AMDO”), which is attached here or can be found www.ca9.uscourts.gov/opinions/ In this decision Judge Bybee … Continue reading

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DHS’s Prosecutorial Discretion Guidelines May Provide Temporary Relief

August 19, 2011 Washington D.C.–Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that they are taking concrete steps to implement existing guidelines on prosecutorial discretion across the agency in an attempt to provide relief for low priority immigration cases. DHS … Continue reading

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