Opinion Recap: Supreme Court Holds That Filing False Tax Return Is A Deportable Offense | SCOTUSblog | Kevin Russell | 2/22/12

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Yesterday, the Court issued its decision in Kawashima v. Holder, holding that filing a false tax return is grounds for deportation.

Case Background: The government initiated deportation proceedings against Mr. and Mrs. Kawashima on the theory that filing a false tax return is a form of “fraud or deceit” within the meaning of the first part of the definition. The Board of Immigration Appeals held, and the Ninth Circuit agreed, that the couple had committed a deportable offense.

For full article see: Opinion recap: Court holds that filing false tax return is a deportable offense : SCOTUSblog.


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