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Parlak v. Holder, No. 05-4488

In a petition for review of the BIA's order removing petitioner from the U.S., the petition is denied where: 1) in determining that petitioner was removable pursuant to 8 U.S.C. section 1182(a)(6)(C)(i) for willfully misrepresenting a material fact, the BIA was not required to find that petitioner had an intent to deceive; and 2) the BIA's determination that petitioner assisted in the persecution of others was supported by substantial evidence.

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Appellate Information

Argued: October 22, 2007

Decided and Filed: August 24, 2009


Opinion by Judge Gibbons

Dissent by Judge Martin


For Petitioner:

David S. Foster, Latham & Watkins, Chicago, IL

For Respondent:

Christopher C. Fuller, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC