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Carpio v. Holder, No. 08-9536

In a petition for review of the BIA's denial of petitioner's application for a conditional adjustment of status under 8 U.S.C. section 1255(d), the petition is granted where petitioner met the statutory requirement of being under twenty-one at the time he entered the U.S.  A K-2 visa holder who timely applies for an adjustment of status under section 1255(d) must be under twenty-one when he or she seeks to enter the United States, not when his or her subsequent application for adjustment of status is finally adjudicated.

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Appellate Information

Filed January 12, 2010


Opinion by Judge Henry


For Petitioner:

Philip M. Alterman, Stern Elkind Curray & Alterman, Denver, CO

For Respondent:

James E. Grimes, Senior Litigation Counsel, Office of Immigration Litigation, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC