NEW ELEVENTH CIRCUIT DECISION OVERRULES BIA DECISION ON DRUG CONVICTIONS

NEW ELEVENTH CIRCUIT DECISION OVERRULES BIA DECISION ON DRUG CONVICTIONS Lannie Gordon (“Gordon”) is a citizen of Guayana and a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. since 1985. On October 23, 2014, Gordon pled guilty to two counts of sale or delivery of cannabis. On January 22, 2015, Gordon was sentenced to two years of…

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Beware Mr. President: The Supreme Court Did Not Give You a Win!!

I read the Supreme Court’s decision on the travel ban today, and all I have to say is that it is not a win for the President. I will discuss below. What did the Court Say? The decision to grant certiorari on the case is not a final decision, it is a decision limiting the application of…

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The Ninth Circuit Made the Right Decision: Now What?

The Ninth Circuit travel ban decision has now dealt another blow to the Executive Order limiting travel from six predominantly Muslim countries. This decision is the latest in a series of decisions that have upheld the restraining order against the ban. I believe that this decision is the right decision, however, I do believe that…

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