Where a petitioner sought cancellation of removal, the denial of his application is affirmed because misdemeanor domestic assault under the relevant Minnesota statute is a crime of violence, and the Board of Immigration Appeals appropriately applied the circuit’s law.
Ramirez-Barajas v. Sessions (MLW No. 71257/Case No. 16-4014 – 5 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Benton, J.) Petition for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (Anne Carlson and David Wilson, Minneapolis, argued for petitioner) (Alexander Jacob Lutz, Washington, D.C., argued for respondent).