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Nijhawan v. Holder

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-495 3d Cir. Apr 27, 2009
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Jun 15, 2009 9-0 Breyer OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether the petitioner’s conviction for mail, bank and wire fraud qualified as an aggravated felony under the immigration laws, the penalty for which is lifetime banishment from the country.

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Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer on June 15, 2009.

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