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Acquaah v. Holder, No. 08-3836

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.   

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Appellate Information

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