No. 14-2042.

819 F.3d 526 (2016)

Jose Ricardo Peralta SAUCEDA, Petitioner, v. Loretta E. LYNCH, Attorney General of the United States, Respondent.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

April 22, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Brian P. Goldman , with whom Robert M. Loeb , Thomas M. Bondy , Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Carlos E. Estrada , and Estrada Law Office, were on brief, for petitioner.

Leon Fresco , Deputy Assistant Attorney General, with whom Benjamin C. Mizer , Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Donald E. Keener , Deputy Director, and Patrick J. Glen , Senior Litigation Counsel, Office of Immigration Litigation, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, were on brief, for respondent.

Jayashri Srikantiah , Lisa Weissman-Ward , Immigrants' Rights Clinic, Mills Legal Clinic, Stanford Law School, Manuel Vargas , Andrew Wachtenheim , and Immigrant Defense Project, on brief for Immigrant Defense Project, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Detention Watch Network, Committee for Public Counsel Services, New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project, Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, Boston University Immigrants' Rights Clinic, Suffolk University Law School Immigration Clinic, Post-Deportation Human Rights Project, Ninth Circuit Appellate Project at Boston College School of Law, and Professors Mary Holper, Irene Scharf, and Anna Welch, amici curiae in support of petitioner.

Before TORRUELLA, LYNCH, and KAYATTA, Circuit Judges.

Jose Ricardo Peralta Sauceda, who entered the United States illegally in 1993 from Honduras, conceded in 2007 that he was removable but requested cancellation of removal. He now petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' ("BIA") affirmance of an immigration judge's ("IJ") decision that he was not eligible for...

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