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Waivers of Inadmissibility Under Sections 212(h) and 209(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act: Strategies for Success When the Government Alleges a Violent or Dangerous Crime

11-07 Immigration Briefings 1 (July 2011)

Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 310

25 Pages Posted: 7 Aug 2013 Last revised: 13 Sep 2013

Laura Murray-Tjan

Boston College Law School

Date Written: July 1, 2011

Abstract

Adjudicators often misread regulations, statutory provisions, and case law to deny certain waivers of inadmissibility on the ground that noncitizens have committed “violent or dangerous” crimes. This Article identifies and refutes these interpretive errors.

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Murray-Tjan, Laura, Waivers of Inadmissibility Under Sections 212(h) and 209(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act: Strategies for Success When the Government Alleges a Violent or Dangerous Crime (July 1, 2011). 11-07 Immigration Briefings 1 (July 2011); Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 310. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2306760

Laura Murray-Tjan (Contact Author)

Boston College Law School ( email )

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
United States

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