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BIA Says Somalian's Threats To Cashier Could Merit Removal - Law360

A Somalian green card holder could be deported for physically threatening a Walmart cashier who questioned the authenticity of his bank card, the immigration courts' appellate board ruled Thursday.

Jan 3rd 2020 · 1 min read
BIA Says Somalian's Threats To Cashier Could Merit Removal - Law360

Law360 (January 2, 2020, 8:10 PM EST) -- A Somalian green card holder could be deported for physically threatening a Walmart cashier who questioned the authenticity of his bank card, the immigration courts' appellate board ruled Thursday.The Board of Immigration Appeals concluded that Haji Osman Salad's offense falls under the category of a "crime of moral turpitude," a somewhat slippery classification under immigration law that can carry heavy penalties and serve as grounds for deportation. While Congress has yet to clearly define the law's criteria, courts have described such an action as an act with "evil or malicious intent" that is "accompanied by a vicious motive or a corrupt...

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