Daily Archives: September 17, 2014

Misdemeanor Traffic Offenses in Illinois: Speeding, driving 26-34 miles per hour or more, 35 miles per hour or more

Misdemeanor Traffic Offenses in Illinois can be punishable by a fine, a jail sentence or both. Persons charged with such offenses should consult an attorney immediately. The most commonly prosecuted misdemeanor traffic offenses include the following: driving under the influence … Continue reading

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CA7 Holds ‘Stop-Time Rule’ May Not Be Applied Retroactively to reach offenses that were committed before the rule’s effective date on April 1, 1997

Jeudy has been a lawful permanent resident since 1989, and he reached seven years of continuous residence in 1996. The BIA, however, applied the “stop-time rule” of § 1229b(d)(1), which took effect in 1997 as part of the Illegal Immigration … Continue reading

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