IDP supports litigants in cases addressing whether certain offenses are categorically deemed “crimes involving moral turpitude” under immigration law, advocating for the strict application of the categorical approach.
- Practice Advisory: Litigating CIMT Theft Removal Charges and Adjudicative Retroactivity in the Second Circuit After Obeya v. Sessions (April 18, 2018, by IDP)
- Addendum: Exploring Applications of the Anti-Retroactivity Holding of Obeya v. Sessions Beyond the Larceny and Stolen Property Contexts (June 11, 2018, by Cardozo Immigration Justice Clinic and IDP)
- Statutory Motion to Reconsider and Terminate in Light of Obeya v. Sessions (filed with BIA March 2018)
- Obeya v. Sessions, 884 F.3d 442 (2d Cir. 2018): Brief of IDP in Support of Petitioner (Amicus counsel IDP)
- Amicus brief to the BIA (Aug. 2, 2017): Brief of AILA, IDP, and NIP-NLG, addressing modified categorical approach and CIMTs (Amicus counsel Devin Theriot-Orr)
- Amicus brief to BIA (Mar. 8, 2016): Brief of AILA, NIJC, IDP, NACDL, and University of Houston Law Center Immigration Clinic in Support of Respondent, addressing 18 U.S.C. 4 (misprision of a felony) as CIMT and adjudicative retroactivity (Amicus counsel IDP)