Thursday, June 14, 2007

"Lawfully admitted." The Second Circuit has held that a lawfully admitted permanent resident, who obtained that status by fraud or mistake has not been "lawfully admitted for permanent residence" for purposes of section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, which allows for a waiver of inadmissiblity.

The decision in De la Rosa v. United States Department of Homeland Security can be found here.

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