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Chehazeh v. Attorney General of the US, 10-2995

In an appeal from a judgment of the district court dismissing, for lack of jurisdiction, appellant's habeas petition and motion for a stay of removal proceedings, judgment is reversed where under the unusual circumstances of the case, the district court had jurisdiction to review the decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals to, sua sponte, reopen removal proceedings against appellant who was acquainted with the perpetrators of the September 11, 2001, attacks.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/11/2012
  • Published 01/11/2012




  • United States Third Circuit


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