Circuit Overturns Conviction of Immigrant

, New York Law Journal


A deportation-eligible immigrant who was returned to the United States in handcuffs by Canadian border patrol officers could not be convicted of being "found in" the United States illegally the Second Circuit said Tuesday.

This article has been archived, and is no longer available on this website.

View this content exclusively through LexisAdvance® Here

Not a LexisAdvance® Subscriber?

Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisAdvance® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisAdvance® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisAdvance® services via® and Nexis®. This includes content from The National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Legaltech News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisAdvance® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at

Originally appeared in print as Circuit Overturns Conviction of Man 'Found in' U.S. Illegally After Handcuffed Border Return

What's being said

  • alm

    Great article!

  • alm

    Great article!

Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here.

Preparing comment abuse report for Article# 1202638355448

Thank you!

This article's comments will be reviewed.