Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In a petition for review of the BIA's order removing petitioner from the U.S., the petition is granted where petitioner's prior offense of "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor" under section 261.5(d) of the California Penal Code did not meet the definition of "aggravated felony" in 8 U.S.C. section 1101(a)(43)(A).
Argued November 19, 2008
Submitted December 3, 2009
Opinion by Judge Ikuta
Lilia G. Alcaraz, Gloria P. Martinez-Senftner, The Martinez-Senftner Law Firm PC, Los Angeles, CA
Peter D. Keisler, Michelle Gordon Latour, Jennifer J. Keeney, Erica Miles, United States Department of Justice, Los Angeles, CA