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Contreras-Salinas v. Holder, No. 08-4611

By FindLaw Staff on October 28, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In a petition for review of a BIA order removing petitioner from the U.S., the petition is denied where, because petitioner challenged a determination committed to the sole discretion of the Attorney General -- namely, the credibility and weight accorded to certain evidence -- the court of appeals lacked jurisdiction to review her claims.

Read Contreras-Salinas v. Holder, No. 08-4611

Appellate Information

Argued: October 8, 2009

Decided: October 27, 2009


Per Curiam


For Appellant:

Glenn T. Terk, Wethersfield, CT

For Appellee:

Russell J.E. Verby, Michael F. Hertz, Barry J. Pettinato, Office of Immigration Litigation, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC

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