Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Recent Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision extends Lujan Exception Under FFOA to Under the Influence Convictions

The Ninth Circuit recently held that first-time offenders convicted of using or being under influence of controlled substance and granted relief under California Penal Code section 1203.4 are eligible for same immigration treatment as those whose simple drug possession convictions are expunged under FFOA.

Here is the decision:

Rice v Holder

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