BIA Says Aggravated Felony Bar Applies to Conditional Permanent Resident Admitted at POE

The Board of Immigration Appeals held that an alien admitted to the U.S. at a port of entry (POE) as a conditional permanent resident pursuant to INA §216(a) is an alien “lawfully admitted for permanent residence” who is barred from an INA §212(h) waiver if he was subsequently convicted of an aggravated felony.

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