Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Ninth Circuit: Hardship to an Unborn Child Not a Bsais for Cancellation of Removal

"Immigrant Loses Claim of Hardship to Unborn Child"

By ELIZABETH BANICKI
 
"The 9th Circuit refused to expand the term "child" in denying the hardship petition of an Indian man who claimed his unborn daughter qualified as a relative.

A three-judge panel denied Rana Partap's bid to stay in the United States, saying the court "simply does not contemplate the cancellation of removal based on the hardship to be suffered by a 'de facto' child.""

Read the complete article: http://www.courthousenews.com/2010/05/11/27185.htm
 
Read the Opinion: http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2010/05/10/05-75777.pdf

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