The Ninth Circuit has determined that aggravated assault under Arizona Revised Statute § 13-1203(A)(1) no longer qualifies as a violent felony under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA). Given the similarity between the definition of a violent felony under the ACCA and a crime of violence aggravated felony, this case could have persuasive impact in the immigration context.

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