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Uppal v. Holder, No. 07-72614

By FindLaw Staff on August 11, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In a petition for review of the BIA's order removing petitioner from the U.S. based on his commission of a crime of moral turpitude, the petition is denied where the crime of aggravated assault under Canadian law may involve moral turpitude even in the absence of an explicit element of evil intent.

Read Uppal v. Holder, No. 07-72614

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted February 10, 2009

Filed August 11, 2009


Opinion by Judge Thompson

Partial Concurrence and Partial Dissent by Judge Berzon


For Petitioner:

Martin Avila Robles, San Francisco, CA

For Respondent:

Tiffany Walters Kleinert, Assistant United States Attorney General, Washington, DC

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