Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Farewell to Silva-Trevino: Olivas-Motta v. Holder


Carrie Rosenbaum writes: "Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rejected the Attorney General’s ruling that immigration courts can look beyond the record of conviction to determine if a conviction is a “crime involving moral turpitude.” See Olivas-Motta v. Holder, No. 10-72459 (9th Cir. May 17, 2013). Judge Willie Fletcher, joined by Judge Procter Hug, wrote the opinion. Judge