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Vasquez-Hernandez v. Holder, No. 05-74392

In a petition for review of the BIA's denial of petitioner's motion to reopen his removal proceeding, the petition is denied where petitioner was statutorily ineligible under 8 U.S.C. section 1229b(b) for cancellation of removal based on his conviction for corporal injury to a spouse, an offense described in 8 U.S.C. section 1227(a)(2), and the petty offense exception in 8 U.S.C. section 1182(a)(2) was inapplicable.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted November 2, 2009

Filed January 6, 2010


Opinion by Judge Nelson


For Petitioner:

Robert F. Jacobs, Downey, CA

For Respondent:

Lyle D. Jentzer, Department of Justice, Washington, DC