No. 20-71529.

51 F.4th 992 (2022)

Risvin Valdemar DE LEON Lopez, Petitioner, v. Merrick B. GARLAND, Attorney General, Respondent.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed October 21, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Karla L. Kraus (argued), Kraus Law Corporation, San Diego, California, for Petitioner.

John B. Holt (argued), Juria J. Jones , and Scott M. Marconda , Trial Attorneys; Claire L. Workman , Senior Litigation Counsel; Leslie McKay , Assistant Director; Jeffrey B. Clark , Acting Attorney General; Civil Division, Office of Immigration Litigation, Washington, D.C.; for Respondent.

Dissent by Judge Collins.


Risvin Valdemar De Leon Lopez ("De Leon"), a native and citizen of Guatemala, petitions for review of a Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") decision dismissing his appeal of an Immigration Judge's ("IJ") order denying his application for relief under the Convention...

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