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Lenis v. Mukasey

Practice Area: Immigration

Outcome: Petition for Review Denied

Description: The issue in this case was whether the Circuit Court of Appeals had jurisdiction to review the denial of the Board of Immigration Appeals in exercising its powers to sua sponte reopen proceedings. Ultimately, the Court agreed with each of the other Circuit Courts of Appeal which had addressed this issue and determined that jurisdiction did not exist to review the matter.

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