Hernandez-Gil v. Gonzales, 04-72303
A petition for review of a denial of petitioner's application for cancellation of removal is granted where an IJ prejudicially erred in denying petitioner's motion for a continuance and violated his statutory right to counsel by proceeding with a merits hearing without his attorney being present.
- Argued 10/20/2006
- Submitted 10/20/2006
- Decided 02/16/2007
- Published 02/16/2007
GOULD, Circuit Judge., Before HARRY PREGERSON, RONALD M. GOULD, and RICHARD R. CLIFTON, Circuit Judges.
United States Ninth Circuit
Carlos A. Singer, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, LLP, Los Angeles, CA, for petitioner Edgar Hernandez-Gil.
Peter D. Keisler, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division; Anthony W. Norwood, Senior Litigation Counsel; and Virginia Lum, Attorney, Office of Immigration Litigation, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., for Respondent Alberto Gonzales, United States Attorney General.