Full 9th Circ. Rules Man Failed To Prove US Citizenship

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Law360, New York (December 15, 2015, 9:16 PM ET) — A man with a U.S. birth certificate will likely be deported to Mexico after the full Ninth Circuit on Tuesday refused to disturb a lower court’s finding that he was actually born in Mexico and entered the country illegally.

In a published decision with some judges partially dissenting, the appeals court found no clear mistakes that would compel it to reverse a Washington federal judge’s finding that the man who claims to be from California is actually Salvador Mondaca-Vega, born in Mexico in 1931.

Matthew Adams,…

Source: Law360