Category Archives: possession of drug paraphernalia

Supreme Court Holds that Drug Paraphernalia Must Be “Related to” a 21 USCA § 802 Listed Substance to Support Removal

The Supreme Court in Mellouli v. Holder (June 1, 2015) decided when a state drug-paraphernalia conviction sufficiently “relates to” a substance listed under the Controlled Substances Act to justify removing a permanent U.S. resident under the Immigration and Nationality Act. … Continue reading

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Non-LPR cancellation & possession of drug paraphernalia. Barma v. Holder (7th Cir., April 5, 2011)

Bd. did not err in finding that alien (native of Canada) was subject to removal based on his presence in US beyond his 6-month visa, and that alien did not qualify for cancellation of removal under 8 USC section 1182(a)(2) … Continue reading

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