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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

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