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Ljutica v. Holder, No. 07-5638

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By FindLaw Staff on December 07, 2009 2:42 PM

In an action challenging the Attorney General's denial of citizenship to plaintiff, summary judgment for defendants is affirmed where plaintiff's conviction under 18 U.S.C. section 1344 for attempting to execute a fraudulent scheme to obtain money from a bank constituted an "aggravated felony" as defined in 8 U.S.C. section 1101(a)(43)(M)(i) and that conviction for an aggravated felony made one ineligible for naturalization under 8 U.S.C. section 1101(f)(8).

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Appellate Information

Argued: April 16, 2009

Decided: December 3, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Leval

Counsel

For Appellant:

Walter Drobenko, Drobenko & Associates, P.C., Astoria, NY

For Appellees:

Patricia L. Buchanan and Sarah S. Normand, Assistant United States Attorneys, New York, NY

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