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US v. Lucio, 04-20331

If an alien's immigration status remains unlawful during the pendency of an application to adjust that status, the mere fact that he has received permission to work in the county does not alter the initial unlawfulness of his immigration status.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/12/2005
  • Published 10/12/2005


  • CARL E. STEWART, Circuit Judge:, Before DAVIS, STEWART and DENNIS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Stephen Mark McIntyre (argued), James Lee Turner, Asst. U.S. Atty., Jeffery Alan Babcock, Houston, TX, for U.S., Juan Roberto Fuentes (argued), Houston, TX, for Lucio.