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Va. Burglary Crime Not ‘Aggravated Felony’ (access required)

Even though the Department of Homeland Services cancelled a removal order to deport petitioner to Panama, the 4th Circuit has jurisdiction to review his petition, and holds that because petitioner’s prior Virginia conviction for statutory burglary was not an aggravated felony, the removal order is vacated. Jurisdiction We begin with the Attorney General’s renewed request for dismissal ...