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Fregozo v. Holder, No. 05-71268

By FindLaw Staff on August 12, 2009 3:34 PM

In a petition for review of the BIA's denial of petitioner's application for cancellation of removal, the petition is granted where petitioner's conviction under California Penal Code section 273a(b) was not categorically a "crime of child abuse" within the meaning of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Read Fregozo v. Holder, No. 05-71268

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted February 12, 2009

Filed August 12, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Berzon

Counsel

For Petitioner:

Samuel Uchenna Ogbu, Emeziem & Ogbu, APC, Emeryville, CA

For Respondent:

Jem C. Sponzo, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC

Peter D. Keisler, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC

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