Articles

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Deportation for a Sin: Why Moral Turpitude Is Void for Vagueness, Nebraska Law Review (2012)

A major problem facing noncitizen criminal defendants today is the vagueness of the term “crime...

 

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The New Moral Turpitude Test: Failing Chevron Step Zero, Brooklyn Law Review (2011)

In the waning days of the Bush administration, Attorney General Michael Mukasey decided In re...

 

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Specific Intent and the Purposeful Narrowing of Victim Protection Under the Convention Against Torture, Oregon Law Review (2009)

Article 3 of the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading...

 

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Habeas Corpus Reform in El Salvador, Law and Justice in the Americas Working Paper Series (2003)

In this paper I compare the habeas corpus systems of El Salvador, the United States...

 

Selected Professional Activities

The Nuts and Bolts of Asylum Law, Boston Bar Association (2014)
 
Cancellation of Removal in Immigration Cases, Boston Immigration Court, New England Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project (2013)
 
Cancellation of Removal, Boston Immigration Court, Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project, and New England chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (2011)

Training for immigration attorneys, first presented in October 2008 and repeated in October 2011.

 
Immigration Issues in DCYF and Juvenile Cases, Rhode Island Family Court Annual Judicial Conference (2011)
 
ICE Enforcement and Selected Issues in Immigration Law and Crimes, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (2011)

Training for immigration attorneys and advocates.

 
Advanced Topics in Asylum Law: Standards and Recent Trends for Particular Social Group, Boston Bar Association (2010)

Training for immigration attorneys.

 
Immigration Law and Crimes, Boston Immigration Court, Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project, and New England chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (2010)

Training for immigration attorneys, first delivered in November 2009 and repeated in October 2010.

 
The Nuts and Bolts of Immigration, Providence College, The Federal Bench/Bar Committee of the Rhode Island Bar Association and the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island (2009)
 
Immigration Law and Crimes and Relief from Removal, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (2009)

Two-day training for immigration lawyers and advocates first presented by Professor Holper in October 2006...

 
Rollin’ the Dice: Grounds of Removal and Inadmissibility, Relief from Removal, and Trial Strategies in Defense of Removal, American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference (2009)

Training for immigration attorneys.

 
Removal and Relief Before the Immigration Court, AILA Boston Spring Fundamentals Conference (2009)

Continuing legal education for immigration attorneys.

 
Should I Stay or Should I Go: Choosing Your Circuit and Applying for Relief from Removal, AILA South Florida Chapter (2009)

Continuing legal education for immigration attorneys.

 
Immigration Trial Advocacy Training, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (2008)

Four-day training for immigration attorneys and advocates.

 
Advanced Issues in Relief from Removal, American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference (2008)

Training for immigration attorneys.