Tag Archives: Deportation

Administrative – Immigration – Deportation – ‘Material Support’ for Guerrillas (access required)

Barahona v. Holder An El Salvadoran native loses his request for review of the Board of Immigrations Appeals’ final order saying he was ineligible for a “special removal” cancellation of deportation under the Nicaraguan and Central American Relief Act of 1997; the 4th Circuit upholds the agency decision that found petitioner had provided material support to Salvadoran guerillas by allowing them to use the kitchen in his home.

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Criminal Practice – Sentencing – Illegal Reentry – Permanent Resident – Multiple Crimes — Deportation (access required)

U.S. v. Rivera-Santana A lawful permanent resident who was deported after multiple crimes, including the fatal shooting of his pregnant wife, cannot overturn his 240-month maximum sentence on his conviction of illegal reentry into the U.S. in violation of 8 U.S.C. §§ 1326(a) and (b)(2).

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