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U.S. Attorney General Holder Vacates Problematic and Unjust Silva-Trevino Decision

On April 10, 2015, then-Attorney General Eric Holder issued a legal decision that, while only five pages, will have immense consequences for noncitizens facing deportation as a result of prior criminal convictions. The opinion reintroduces stability and clarity to immigration proceedings by vacating (setting aside) an earlier opinion by former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, who […]