Eleventh Circuit Rules that Delivering a Controlled Substance is An Aggravated Felony barring Naturalization

The Eleventh Circuit recently ruled that a Washington Conviction of Administering a Controlled Substance is an aggravated felony barring naturalization. The Decision is Bourtzakis v. US Atty. Gen.  What is Naturalization? Naturalization is the process under which a lawful permanent resident becomes a naturalized citizen of the United States. There are several requirements including: Meeting…

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Signature on Forms is Enough to Prove Misrepresentation

I have counseled numerous clients regarding previous lies to immigration. I refuse to represent anyone who enters into a fraudulent marriage. Immigration fraud could land you in removal proceedings. However, I have represented many clients who were asked to file waivers for misrepresentation. Sometimes I believe that the government is overreaching. However, sometimes, through no…

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