Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In a petition for review of the BIA's denial of petitioner's application for cancellation of removal, the petition is granted where petitioner's conviction under California Penal Code section 273a(b) was not categorically a "crime of child abuse" within the meaning of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
Argued and Submitted February 12, 2009
Filed August 12, 2009
Opinion by Judge Berzon
Samuel Uchenna Ogbu, Emeziem & Ogbu, APC, Emeryville, CA
Jem C. Sponzo, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC