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Ovalles v. Holder, 07-60836

In a petition for review of the BIA's order dismissing petitioner's reconsideration motion for lack of jurisdiction, the petition is denied where petitioner's motion was well outside both the thirty-day deadline for filing motions to reconsider and the ninety-day deadline for filing motions to reopen.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/28/2009
  • Published 07/28/2009


  • PER CURIAM:, Before GARWOOD, OWEN and HAYNES, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Deborah S. Griffin, Holland & Knight, Boston, MA, Rachel E. Rosenbloom, Post-Deportation Human Rights & Project Ctr. for Human Rights & Intern. Justice, Newton, MA, Christine Fuqua Gay (argued), Holland & Knight, LLP, Jacksonville, FL, for Petitioner., Beth Werlin, Trina Ann Realmuto, Am. Imm. Law Found., Washington, DC, for Amicus Curiae.

  • For Appellees:
  • Michael Christopher Heyse (argued), John S. Hogan, Thomas Ward Hussey, Director, U.S. Dept. of Justice, OIL, Washington, DC, Trey Lund, U.S. Imm. & Customs Enforcement Field Office Dir., Attn: Carl Perry, New Orleans, LA, for Respondent.