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Hamilton v. Holder, No. 09-9505

In a petition for review of the BIA's order finding petitioner ineligible for cancellation of removal because he had been convicted of an aggravated felony, the petition is denied where, under the circumstance-specific approach, it was permissible for the Immigration Judge to rely upon sentencing-related material to determine the amount of the loss.

Read Hamilton v. Holder, No. 09-9505

Appellate Information

Filed October 27, 2009


Opinion by Judge O'Brien


For Petitioner:

Yalila Guerrero, Houston, TX

For Respondent:

Anh-Thu P. Mai-Windle, Ann M. Welhaf, Civil Division, Office of Immigration Litigation, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC