4th Circ. Erred In Nixing Removal Order Over Sex Abuse: Feds

Law360, Washington (July 14, 2017, 9:01 PM EDT) -- The Office of the U.S. Attorney General has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a case in which the Fourth Circuit found a man from El Salvador was not removable after he pled guilty to sexually abusing a child his mother was caring for.

The government said in its July 7 certiorari petition that the Fourth Circuit wrongly reversed a Board of Immigration Appeals decision that Rafael Antonio Larios-Reyes should be deported after the appeals court applied its own definition of what constitutes sexual abuse...
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