No. 08-3736.

591 F.3d 1002 (2010)

Shoodley Lee CHERICHEL, Petitioner, v. Eric H. HOLDER, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Respondent.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Filed: January 12, 2010.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ann O'Connell, argued, Jonathan L. Marcus, on the brief, Washington, DC, for petitioner.

M. Jocelyn Lopez Wright, USDOJ, argued, Washington, DC, for respondent.

Before MELLOY, SMITH, and SHEPHERD, Circuit Judges.

SHEPHERD, Circuit Judge.

Shoodley Cherichel, a native and citizen of Haiti, petitions for review of a decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) denying his application for deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture (CAT) and ordering him removed to Haiti. Cherichel argues that the BIA erred in applying a more onerous definition of specific intent under the CAT than was used by the Immigration Judge (IJ). For the following reasons, we deny the...

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