In a petition for review of the BIA's final order removing petitioner from the U.S., the order is affirmed where the BIA did not err in determining that petitioner's conviction for attempted kidnapping under California Penal Code section 207(a) was an aggravated felony because it was categorically a crime of violence.
Submitted September 1, 2009
Filed September 9, 2009
Jaime Lasso, Westlake Village, California for the petitioner.
T. Bo Stanton, Trial Attorney, Office of Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC
Susan K. Houser, Senior Litigation Counsel, Office of Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC