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Old 03-24-2016, 05:53 PM
 
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“The theory that alcoholics are blameworthy because they could simply try harder to recover is an old trope not supported by the medical literature,” Reinhardt wrote. “Rather, the inability to stop drinking is a function of the underlying ailment.”

If the government does not appeal, the ruling will permit Ledezma-Cosino once again to seek to stay in the country or at least leave voluntarily, without being detained.

Immigration law can't discriminate against 'habitual drunkards,' court rules - LA Times

Who cares about Ledezma being "safe" from being deported cause he has or had a drinking problem? Deport him and put a 10 year ban on him ever trying to come back to the US. Period.
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Old 03-25-2016, 02:50 PM
 
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Just when I think I've heard it all, another loophole opens for illegals. Isn't it strange how immigration lawyers can find a loophole for every single problem illegals have, so they can't be deported?
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Old 03-27-2016, 07:51 AM
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Wow, pathetic. Our legal system is a mess. I wonder how many years I'd spend in jail if I used habitual drunkard status as a reason for not paying taxes?
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