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Law360, San Francisco (August 29, 2016, 3:07 PM ET) — In a precedential decision on Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upheld a removal order for a Mexican citizen and lawful permanent resident of the U.S., ruling against the plaintiff’s claim that his conviction for soliciting prostitution did not rise to the level of a crime involving moral turpitude.

The Sixth Circuit judges upheld an immigration judge’s finding that Jose Dolores Reyes’ convictions for passing bad checks and soliciting qualified as “two crimes involving moral turpitude,” which is grounds for removal under federal…

Source: Law360