VALANSI v. ASHCROFT, 00-2293
A conviction for embezzlement, under 18 U.S.C. Section 656, may not qualify as an aggravated felony subjecting a defendant to deportation, under 8 U.S.C. S 1227(a)(2)(A)(iii), if the conviction establishes only an intent to injure, rather than to defraud or deceive.
- Argued 04/06/2001
- Decided 01/23/2002
- Published 01/23/2002
- Before SCIRICA, AMBRO, and GIBSON, Circuit Judges.
- United States Third Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Thomas E. Moseley (Argued), Newark, NJ, Counsel for Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Michael P. Lindemann, Alison M. Igoe (Argued), Matthew R. Hall, United States Department of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC, Counsel for Appellee.