Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In a petition for review of the BIA's order denying petitioner's application for cancellation of removal, the petition is denied where petitioner's violation of a domestic restraining order qualified as a violation of a "protection order" under 8 U.S.C. section 1227(a)(2)(E)(ii).
Argued and Submitted October 24, 2008
Filed July 16, 2009
Concurrence by Judge Wu
Wendy Benner-Leon, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Office of Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC