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Karimijanaki v. Holder, No. 08-4622

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

In a petition for review of the BIA's order removing Petitioner from the U.S., the petition is denied where sufficient evidence supported the BIA's rulings that: 1) Petitioner abandoned her lawful permanent resident status; 2) her seven-year absence from the U.S. was not a temporary visit abroad; 3) her conduct was imputable to her son (an unemancipated minor during the relevant period); and 4) the son did not automatically acquire citizenship based upon his father's naturalization prior to the removal proceedings.

Read Karimijanaki v. Holder, No. 08-4622

Appellate Information

Argued: August 5, 2009

Decided and Filed: August 28, 2009


Opinion by Judge Griffin


For Petitioners:

Marshal E. Hyman, Marshal E. Hyman & Associates, P.C., Troy, MI

For Respondent:

M. Jocelyn Lopez Wright, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC

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