High Court Urged To Review Convicted Resident's Deportation

By Kevin Penton (November 13, 2017, 9:50 PM EST) -- A Dominican man who is a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review his bid to cancel a removal order after he tried to re-enter the country after a brief vacation with a record of prior convictions for drug offenses.

Hoxquelin Gomez Heredia said the Second Circuit erred in July when it upheld the Board of Immigration Appeals decisions that deemed him inadmissible to the U.S. and barred him from seeking to cancel his removal, as he was a lawfully admitted permanent resident who stayed in an admitted status throughout his first seven years in...

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