14 July 2017

Supreme Court rules that a conviction for obtaining naturalization illegally requires a material misrepresentation.

  In the context of federal criminal proceedings, the U.S. Supreme Court recently weighed in on whether a person can lose citizenship based on false statements that were not material or did not influence the decision by USCIS to grant naturalization (U.S. citizenship). Divna Maslenjak and her husband immigrated to ... Read More

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28 July 2016

Supreme Court Declines to Interfere in DAPA/DACA

On June 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in U.S. v. Texas, essentially declining to reverse lower court decisions that had halted implementation of the Executive Actions that President Obama announced in November 2014. As a result, the government is precluded from implementing Deferred Action for ... Read More

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28 April 2016

Update: U.S. v. Texas

Originally published March 24, 2016 In April 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case brought by 26 states to prevent the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the implementation of Deferred Action for Parents of American and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA). A ... Read More

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