Daily Archives: August 2, 2012

Notice Regarding USCIS Centralized Filing for Waivers of Inadmissibility

Since June 4, 2012, individuals outside the U.S. who have been found inadmissible for certain visas by a U.S. consular officer and seek to waive an inadmissibility ground should no longer apply for a waiver at their foreign location, but … Continue reading

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BIA Finds Municipal Court Judgment in Genuine Criminal Proceedings Is a “Conviction” and Marijuana Possession After Such a Conviction Is an Aggravated Felony: Matter of Cuellar-Gomez

The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA or Board) in Matter of Cuellar-Gomez, 25 I. & N. Dec. 850 (B.I.A. July 18, 2012), held that (1) a formal judgment of guilt of an alien entered by a municipal court is a … Continue reading

Posted in Aggravated felony, BIA, Board of Immigration Appeals, Deportation for Drug Crimes, Marijuana Possession, What is conviction for immigration purposes, “single offense involving possession for one's own use of thirty grams or less of marijuana.” | Leave a comment