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George Washington Law Review
February 2009

Sharks and Minnows: Using Temporary Alien Deportation Immunity to Catch the Big Fish
By Rachel Frankel*

n75. See In re Marin, 16 I. & N. Dec. at 584-85 (discussing factors in favor of section 212(c) relief); cf. IIRIRA 304(a), 8 U.S.C. 1229b (replacing section 212(c) relief with cancellation of removal); see also In re Anderson, 16 I. & N. Dec. 596, 597-98 (B.I.A. 1978) (identifying similar discretionary factors for adjustment of status). But see Anthony Lewis, Abroad at Home; "This Has Got Me in Some Kind of Whirlwind," N.Y. Times, Jan. 8, 2000, at A13 (noting LPRs convicted of deportable crimes may be deported regardless of how long they have lived in, and regardless of the ties and connections they have established to, this country); Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Immigration Report:How Often Is the Aggravated Felony Statute Used? (2006), http://trac.syr.edu/immigration/reports/158/ (finding that of 156,713 aggravated felons placed in removal proceedings from mid-1997 until May 2006, twenty-five percent had been present in United States for twenty years or longer). n93. Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Individuals Charged in Immigration Court with Criminal Violations FY 1992-2006, http://trac.syr.edu/immigration/reports/178/include/criminal charges.html.

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