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  • Oct 27, 2014: IJ Must Examine the Circumstances to Determine Marihuana Possession Exception
    Oct 27, 2014: An LPR was convicted of a Nevada statute for possession of marihuana and placed into removal proceedings.  He was charged with violating INA § 237(a)(2)(B)(i), which is the ground of deportation for violating any controlled substance law.  That section contains an exception, however, for a “single offense involving possession for one’s own use of thirty grams or less of marihuana.”  The question...
  • Oct 27, 2014: Bar to Cancellation Applies to all Grounds of 212(a)(2)
    Oct 27, 2014: The BIA recently clarified that a person is ineligible for cancellation of removal if he or she is inadmissible under INA § 212(a)(2)(B) due to convictions of two or more offenses for which the aggregate sentence were five years or more.  That form of relief is not available to those who were convicted of an offense under section 212(a)(2).  The question before the Board was whether multiple...
  • Oct 27, 2014: BIA Issues Decision Applying Categorical Approach and Moncrieffe Analysis
    Oct 27, 2014: By Sarah Bronstein



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  • Sep 23, 2010: Post-Admission Issues for Asylees
    Sep 23, 2010: What if your asylee client has an error on his/her I-94 card?  Do you know how to get it corrected? What if Social Security won’t issue your asylee client a card?  What if an employer demands documentation from your asylee client that he or she doesn’t have? Documentation problems can impede asylees’ employment, access to public benefits, and integration.  
  • Jun 24, 2010: Case Management Systems
    Jun 24, 2010: How do you set up intake? Which cases should you accept for representation? What is a client services agreement? How do you track deadlines and cases? What goes into a case file? What are your responsibilities when you close a case?
  • Jun 1, 2010: Enhancing Fee Revenue
    Jun 1, 2010: CLINIC trainer Jack Holmgren along with Robert Yates, director of Immigration Legal Services of Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County present on fees and revenues. Held June 2010.