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Sadhvani v. Holder, 08-1684

A petition for review by a native of Togo of the BIA's denial of his motion to reopen asylum application is denied as the BIA did not abuse its discretion in denying petitioner's motion based on the statutory requirement that one must be present in the United States to be eligible for asylum, and here, because petitioner was removed pursuant to a valid order of removal, he no longer can pursue his asylum application.

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  • Decided 03/09/2010
  • Published 03/09/2010

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  • United States Fourth Circuit

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