Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In a petition for review of the BIA's order removing petitioner from the U.S. based on his commission of a crime of moral turpitude, the petition is denied where the crime of aggravated assault under Canadian law may involve moral turpitude even in the absence of an explicit element of evil intent.
Argued and Submitted February 10, 2009
Filed August 11, 2009
Opinion by Judge Thompson
Partial Concurrence and Partial Dissent by Judge Berzon
Tiffany Walters Kleinert, Assistant United States Attorney General, Washington, DC