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Canto v. Holder, 08-4272

Petition for review of the BIA's finding that petitioner is deportable due to his conviction of counterfeiting over two decades ago is denied where: 1) 8 U.S.C. section 1101(a)(43) does not violate the equal protection component of the Due Process Clause; and 2) Immigration Code section 212(c) is not impermissibly retroactive as aliens who went to trial did not forgo any rights in reliance on the continued existence of the section.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/28/2010
  • Published 01/28/2010


  • WILLIAMS, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and WILLIAMS and TINDER, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • James C. Ten Broeck, Jr., Chicago, IL, for Petitioner.

  • For Appellees:
  • Keith I. McManus, Jessica E. Sherman, Department of Justice, Washington, DC, for Respondent.
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