ILRC, NIPNLG, and AILA Letter to OPLA re: 1473.7 vacaturs

Post-Conviction Relief
Publication Date

The ILRC and partner organizations submitted the attached letter and BIA case summary to OPLA leadership, clarifying that vacaturs issued pursuant to California Penal Code § 1473.7(a)(1) correct legally and procedurally defective convictions, meeting the standard set forth in Matter of Pickering, 23 I&N Dec. 621 (BIA 2003).