IRLI Files Brief on Deporting Aliens Convicted of Crimes of Moral Turpitude

gavelOn June 19, 2015, IRLI (Immigration Reform Law Institute) filed a supplemental brief  on behalf of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) that was requested by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) in one of the more complex and difficult matters confronting the BIA over the past decade.

Read more at IRLI’s blog here.


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  1. avatar Ron Swaren says:

    How unfortunate that the Supreme Court is making this more complex. Additionally, there are so many other things wrong with the US policy of what are considered deportable offenses. Many non-violent crimes, such as identity theft have large and long lasting implications for the victim. And the size of the underground economy means that illegals may avoid a lot of taxation, yet they become dependent upon taxpayer funded programs, or even get refunds and child credits. And in all of these cases we are also saddled with the burden of paying for their incarceration, correction or removal.

  2. avatar Janet says:

    Any immigrant that is not a citizen yet that has committed anything that is considered a crime in the US should be deported.

    • avatar David Smith says:

      Entering the country illegally without permission is a crime. Why wait for a string of them.

      • avatar Dave Rotthoff says:

        Actually, entering the country without permission is a civil offense rather than a criminal acct. This is true ONLY because Congress has never seen fit to classify it as a crime. One more proof that Congress isn’t doing its job.