Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Jane Christine Hogan , argued, St. Louis, MO, for petitioner.
Kate Deboer Balaban , argued, Washington, DC, for respondent.
Before LOKEN, BEAM, and MURPHY, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.
MURPHY, Circuit Judge.
In December 2002, an immigration judge (IJ) found Estrella Valencia removable and granted her voluntary departure. Valencia failed to depart during the prescribed period and her removal order became final in April 2003. Six years later, Valencia moved to reopen her proceedings, arguing that her attorney had been ineffective in representing her. The IJ denied the motion and the Board of Immigration Appeals...
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