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By Sarah Bronstein
On January 8, 2015, the Board of Immigration Appeals issued a decision in Matter of O.A. Hernandez, 26 I&N Dec. 464 (BIA 2015), finding that the offense of “deadly conduct” under the Texas Penal Code is a crime involving moral turpitude (CIMT). The analysis of CIMTs is an area of the law that has evolved significantly in the last few years. This decision gives us one more indication of how the Board of Immigration Appeals is viewing CIMTs.
By Leya Speasmaker
By Kristina Karpinski
By Minyoung Ohm
On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced executive actions to change immigration policy. One of these reforms will expand the existing “parole in place” program for the spouses, children, and parents of members of the U.S. Armed Forces. That program was officially recognized and implemented by a November 15, 2013 memo that described eligibility and filing procedures for parole in place. This FAQ summarizes that memo and the proposed expansion.
What is parole in place?
By Tessa McKenzie
CLINIC values the dedication and commitment to service demonstrated by our affiliate agencies in their work with their communities. We wish to highlight outstanding individual agency staff in a series of profiles appearing monthly.
CLINIC has accepted a new subscriber, UNO Federation Community Services, Inc. in Clearwater, Florida. Ralph A. Emmanuelli, Executive Director lists staff William Sanchez and Luiz Irizarry.
CLINIC congratulates program staff and member agencies on receiving BIA accreditation and agency recognition.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Monterey, San Luis Obispo, California, received agency recognition from the Board of Immigration Appeals Recognition and staff Alondra Ortiz received partial accreditation on 11-25-14.