Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
Petition for review of the BIA's denial of two separate motions to reopen removal proceedings by a petitioner, a native and citizen of Ghana, is denied as, even if petitioner's motions were found to be timely, he would still not be entitled to relief because he has not shown that he missed his hearing due to exceptional circumstances.
Argued: December 3, 2009
Decided and Filed: December 18, 2009
Opinion by Circuit Judge Gilman
For Appellant: Kwasi Acquaah, pro se
For Appellee: Ilissa M. Gould, U.S. Department of Justice