Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Michael Friedberg and Mathew Ho , Friedberg & Trombi, Thomas N. Saldin , the Law Offices of Saldin & Friedberg, Los Angeles, CA, for petitioner Julio Cesar Santiago-Rodriguez.
James Arthur Hunolt , Andrew B. Insenga , and Rebecca Hoffberg Phillips , the Office of Immigration Litigation of the Civil Division of the Department of Justice, Washington, DC, for respondent Eric H. Holder Jr.
Opinion by Judge BERZON; Dissent by Judge CALLAHAN.
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
BERZON, Circuit Judge:
This case requires us to decide whether an alien in removal proceedings can withdraw his former attorney's admission of the Government's factual allegations when the propriety of the admission has been severely undercut by subsequent legal developments that may, in fact, mean that the admission was false.
FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY1
Julio Cesar Santiago-Rodriguez ("Santiago...
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