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Szalai v. Holder, No. 06-74994

In a petition for review of the BIA's order denying petitioner's application for cancellation of removal, the petition is denied where petitioner's violation of a domestic restraining order qualified as a violation of a "protection order" under 8 U.S.C. section 1227(a)(2)(E)(ii).

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted October 24, 2008

Filed July 16, 2009


Per Curiam

Concurrence by Judge Wu


For Petitioner:

Teresa A. Statler, Immigration Law Office of Teresa A. Statler, Portland, OR

For Respondent:

Wendy Benner-Leon, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Office of Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC