Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
Petition for review of BIA's denial of Indian national's application for withholding of removal is denied and dismissed in part where: 1) petitioner's request for continuance is dismissed for lack of jurisdiction and in the alternative denied for lack of merit; 2) BIA's finding that petitioner did not have a well-founded fear of persecution was supported by reasonable, substantial, and probable evidence; and 3) petitioner's claim of ineffective assistance of counsel is dismissed for lack of jurisdiction.
Petition for Review from an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.
Argued April 14, 2009
Decided September 16, 2009
Opinion by Wood, Circuit Judge