5th Circ.'s 'Stop-Time' Ruling Viewed As Overly Harsh

By Allissa Wickham (April 30, 2015, 8:56 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit ruled Tuesday that a green card holder's old marijuana conviction barred him from obtaining cancellation of removal under the so-called stop-time rule, and experts say the decision is unduly strict and a prime example of the inconsistencies inherent in U.S. immigration law....

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