The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) has determined that driving under the influence is a significant adverse factor in bond proceedings.  Furthermore, family and community ties generally do not mitigate a bond applicant’s dangerousness.  The BIA did acknowledge that "there may be a situation where a family member’s or other’s influence over a young respondent’s conduct could affect the likelihood that he would engage in future dangerous activity."

The full text of Matter of Siniauskas can be found here: