Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Salem v. Holder

Petition for certiorari denied on January 9, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-206 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: Whether an alien may satisfy his or her burden under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) of demonstrating eligibility to apply for cancellation of removal where the complete record of conviction is, through no fault of the alien, inconclusive on the question whether the alien was convicted of an aggravated felony.

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Certiorari-stage documents

 
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