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Patel v. Mukasey, 06-61056

Petition for review of a decision finding that petitioner, a citizen of India, was removable for having committed an aggravated felony under 8 U.S.C. section 1101(a)(43)(M)(i) is denied where plaintiff's conviction for misprision of a felony was an offense that: 1) necessarily entailed fraud or deceit; and 2) involved a loss to the victim exceeding $10,000.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/29/2008
  • Published 04/30/2008


  • DENNIS, Circuit Judge:, Before HIGGINBOTHAM, BENAVIDES and DENNIS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Paul A. Esquivel, San Antonio, TX, for Patel., Holly Michele Smith, Thomas Ward Hussey, Dir., Linda Susan Wendtland, Claire L. Workman, U.S. Dept. of Justice, OIL, Washington, DC, Kenneth L. Pasquarell, Acting Dist., Dir., U.S. INS, San Antonio, TX, for Mukasey.