Monthly Archives: October 2012

DACA Applicants and Past False Claims to USC (U.S. citizen)

What about previous immigration violations – prior removal, EWI multiples times; false claim to USC – will that disqualify someone or be part of the discretionary decision? It underscores an important point:  Exercise of prosecutorial discretion is individual and case … Continue reading

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30 grams or less of marijuana for his or her own use exception to deportability

Matter of Jennifer Adassa DAVEY, 26 I&N Dec. 37 (BIA 2012) ID 3770 Decided October 23, 2012 U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review Board of Immigration Appeals (1) For purposes of section 237(a)(2)(B)(i) of the Immigration and … Continue reading

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The Chicago Council of Lawyers Evaluation Report, November 2012 General Election

As long as we elect judges and retain them through election, it is imperative that voters educate themselves on which candidates deserve their vote and on which judges do not deserve to be retained. For the Council’s report which includes … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Judicial Evaluations Cook County, Chicago Council of Lawyers Evaluation Report, Judges Seeking Retention, Judicial Candidates Seeking to Fill Judicial Vacancies, The Chicago Council of Lawyers | Tagged | Leave a comment