Mondragon-Gonzalez v. AG — immigration — affirmance — Vanaskie
The Third Circuit today granted the government’s motion to publish a previously non-precedential opinion denying an immigration petition for review. The court upheld the BIA’s ruling that the petitioner’s Pennsylvania conviction for unlawful contact with a minor qualified as a “crime of child abuse” supporting removal, deferring to the BIA’s statutory interpretation and by doing so arguably splitting with the Tenth Circuit.
Joining Vanaskie were Shwartz and Fuentes. The case was decided without oral argument.