August 9, 2018

Questionable Marriage Doesn’t Remove Communications Privilege

The government can’t use private marital communications to prove that the marriage was entered into for the purpose of immigration fraud, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held Aug. 8.

The communications privilege made inadmissible at trial communications that were secretly recorded by the wife after she agreed to cooperate with investigators, the court said in an opinion by Judge Morgan Christen.

Read the source article at Big Law Business

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