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Second Circuit — Deportation — Illegal Reentry: United States v. Williams

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Deportation — Illegal Reentry Statute of Limitations — Fugitive Status United States v. Williams 11-4826-cr Judges Sack, Chin and Lohier Background: The defendant was deported in 1996.  He reentered and was arrested in 1999 ...

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High Court narrows scope of previous ruling

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court says there can be no retroactive application of its ruling that lawyers have to tell their clients if pleading guilty to a crime could cause their deportation. The high court’s 7-2 ruling came Wednesday ...

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Can a tax crime trigger deportation?

During oral arguments this week in a case raising the issue of whether filing a false tax return can lead to deportation, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court tried to piece together what Congress intended to be an “aggravated ...

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New rule on right to counsel retroactive

A defendant who pleaded guilty in 2006 could have his conviction overturned because his lawyer failed to advise him of the deportation consequences of his plea, Maryland’s highest court has ruled in reinstating an order granting a new trial. In ...

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DHS announces deportation case review

In a letter obtained from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Secretary Janet Napolitano notified Majority Leader Harry Reid and 21 other members of Congress that an interagency team is beginning the task of prioritizing all deportation cases.

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