In a petition for review of the Board of Immigrant Appeals order denying Petitioner a continuance of removal proceedings pending his appeal to the Administrative Appeals Office of the denial of his I-140 visa application, the petition is granted, where the BIA abused its discretion by denying the continuance.
Argued April 8, 2009
Filed June 24, 2009
Opinion by Judge Thompson
Jesse A. Cripps, Jr., Los Angeles, CA
Matthew D. Taggart, Los Angeles, CA
Nairi M. Simonian, Department of Justice, Washington, DC