Hernandez v. Holder, No. 09-60261 - U.S. Fifth Circuit
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Hernandez v. Holder, No. 09-60261

In a petition for review of the BIA's denial of petitioner's application for cancellation of removal, the petition is denied where state felon in-possession offenses, such as Texas Penal Code section 46.04(a), need not have an interstate commerce element in order for the offense to be an offense "described in" 18 U.S.C. section 922(g)(1).

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Appellate Information

Filed December 30, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Haynes