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Miah v. Mukasey, 06-2649, 06-3712

Petition for review of the BIA's determination of ineligibility for asylum and withholding of removal, as well as its refusal to reopen petitioner's removal proceeding, is denied where: 1) substantial evidence supported determinations that petitioner was ineligible for asylum; and 2) the BIA did not abuse its discretion in denying a motion to reopen to obtain adjustment of status.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/25/2008
  • Published 03/25/2008


  • LOKEN, Chief Judge., Before LOKEN, Chief Judge, GRUENDER and BENTON, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Eighth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Barton C. Winter, Minneapolis, MN, for appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Friedrich A. Siekert, AUSA, Minneapolis, MN, for appellee.