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Okeke v. Gonzales, 03-1831

Lawful reentry to the United States after commission of an offense entitles an individual to establish a new period of continuous physical presence in the United States.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/18/2005
  • Published 05/18/2005


  • Before:  NYGAARD, AMBRO, and GARTH, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Third Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Joseph C. Hohenstein, Esq. (Argued), Nationalities Service Center, Philadelphia, PA, for Petitioner Anderson Jude Okeke.

  • For Appellees:
  • James E. Grimes, Esq. (Argued), John D. Williams, Esq., Douglas E. Ginsburg, Esq., Linda S. Wernery, Esq., Mary Jane Candaux, Esq., United States Department of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, D.C., for Respondent Attorney General of the United States.
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