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5th Circuit Case Update: Escudero-Arciniega v. Holder

Posted on December 20th, 2012 by Vinesh

The Fifth Circuit held that burglary under New Mexico law is an aggravate felony under the Immigration and Nationality Act, because it counts as a “crime of violence.”  Previously the Fifth Circuit held that a Texas burglary conviction is also a crime of violence. I’m not convinced that either holding is correct. Crime of Violence […]