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Toj-Culpatan v. Holder, No. 05-72179

In a petition for review of the BIA's order denying petitioner's asylum application, the petition is denied where petitioner did not file an asylum application in English within the one year deadline and no "extraordinary circumstances" prevented him from filing on time.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted March 1, 2009

Filed December 1, 2009


Per Curiam


For Petitioner:

Lisa M. Calero and Robert L. Lewis, Law Offices of Robert L. Lewis, Oakland, CA

For Respondent:

Antoinette Barksdale, Ronald E. LeFevre and Mark Lenard Gross, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC