Verdugo-Gonzalez v. Holder, No. 06-73733 - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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Verdugo-Gonzalez v. Holder, No. 06-73733

In a petition for review of an order removing petitioner from the U.S., the petition is denied where petitioner's felony conviction for receipt of stolen property under California Penal Code section 496(a) categorically constituted an aggravated felony under the Immigration and Nationality Act.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted July 17, 2009

Filed September 14, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Clifton

Counsel

For Petitioner:

Kristine L. Wilkes, Latham & Watkins LLP, San Francisco, CA

Lola A. Kingo, Latham & Watkins LLP, San Francisco, CA

For Respondent:

Shelley R. Goad, Senior Litigation Counsel, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC

Zoe J. Heller, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC