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Immigration Consequences of Wisconsin Criminal Offenses

Product ID: AK0422
Published By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE
ISBN: 978-1-57862-439-3

Determining the immigration consequences of a criminal offense is not always easy for a lawyer not familiar with immigration law. Immigration Consequences of Wisconsin Criminal Offenses helps defense attorneys do exactly that, providing a structural framework for analyzing the potential immigration impact of a particular offense. It also suggests strategies for avoiding or minimizing future immigration litigation.

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Determining the immigration consequences of a criminal offense is not always easy for a lawyer not familiar with immigration law. Immigration Consequences of Wisconsin Criminal Offenses helps defense attorneys do exactly that, providing a structural framework for analyzing the potential immigration impact of a particular offense. It also suggests strategies for avoiding or minimizing future immigration litigation.

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682+pp.; 1st ed. 2015-2016
(includes 2018-2019 supplement and 2017-2018 supplement)

Newly updated

The 2018-2019 supplement reflects important statutory and case law developments such as:

    • A Wisconsin Supreme Court opinion on a judge’s failure to give the immigration warning
    • A Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision about a case where defense counsel did no research on the defendant’s immigration status
    • A Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on if misdemeanor battery constitutes a crime of violence
    • Implications of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ adoption of a broad definition of “rape”
    • U.S. Supreme Court decisions:
      • On if the crime of violence under 18 U.S.C. § 16(b) is impermissibly vague
      • Serving as a basis to argue some Wisconsin offenses don’t count as aggravated felonies

The 2016-2017 supplement to this book reflects important statutory and case law developments, including:

    • The implications of a 2017 executive order making certain noncitizens charged or convicted of any crime a top priority in immigration enforcement
    • A 2016 Board of Immigration Appeals decision on circumstance-specific inquiry in determining if a conviction is a crime of domestic violence
    • A discussion of whether the term “dangerous weapon” is indivisible
    • A 2016 Board of Immigration Appeals decision replacing the three-part analysis for determining whether a crime involves moral turpitude

State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® is the premier publisher of practice guides and handbooks for Wisconsin's attorneys, written by Wisconsin's attorneys. PINNACLE relies on the expertise and contributions of volunteers from within the State Bar of Wisconsin membership to help develop and deliver timely, relevant information to assist Wisconsin's attorneys provide the highest-quality representation and service.

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