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Citations for ILW.COM's Seminar
”Important But Ignored Issues In Business Immigration Including
Interdisciplinary Issues”
Part 1 held on May 31st, 2002

Cites from Leigh Nelson
* Bendig v. Conoco, 9 OCAHO 1077 (Dec. 18, 2001)

* INS GenCo David Martin Letter regarding SSA no-match letters 74 Interp. Rel. 203 (Feb. 9, 1998)

* INS Gen Co Paul Virtue Letter (same issue) AILA Infonet (June 14, 2001)

Cites from Dan Kowalski
* Links to DWI article,0429-Kowalski.shtm

* Link to Norton Tooby's site re CIMTs

* Key statutory sections
INA Secs. 101(a)(43), 212(a)

Key cases
* Matter of Devison-Charles, 22 I&N Dec. 1362, Int. Dec. 3435 (BIA 2000)(adjudication of youthful offender status under NY law not a criminal conviction for immig. purposes)

* Matter of Rodriguez-Ruiz, 22 I&N Dec. 1378, Int. Dec. 3436 (BIA 2000)(vacation under NY law not a conviction for immig. purposes)

* Matter of Roldan-Santoyo, 22 I&N Dec. 512, Int. Dec. 3377 (BIA 1999)(expungement does not eliminate conviction for immigr. purposes)

* Lujan-Armendariz v. INS , 222 F.3d 728 (9th 2000) (reversed Roldan, but only insofar as Board decision relates to Federal First Offenders Act or state counterparts)

* Murillo-Espinoza v. INS, 261F.3d 771(9th Cir. 8/14/01) (upholds as "plausible" construction the Board's holding in Roldan that state rehabilitative expungements will not be given effect)

* Matter of Salazar-Regino, 23 I&N Dec. 223, Int. Dec. 3462 (BIA 2002)(Texas deferred adjudication is a conviction for immig. purposes; Roldan re-affirmed outside of 9th Cir.)

* Dillingham v. INS, 267 F.3d 996 (9th Cir. 2001) (foreign expungment effective if case in U.S. would have fallen under Federal First Offender Act; reversed Matter of Dillingham, 21 I&N Dec. 1001, Int. Dec. 3325 (BIA 1997))

* Matter of Yañez-García, 23 I&N Dec. 390, Int. Dec. 3473 (BIA 2002)(Illinois possession offense is "trafficking")

* Matter of Santos-Lopez, 23 I&N Dec. 419, Int. Dec. 3474 (BIA 2002)(Texas possession offense not "trafficking")