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Law360, New York (December 22, 2015, 8:15 PM ET) — A Guatemalan man who ran an illegal Oklahoma chop shop is removable under federal immigration law, the Tenth Circuit said Tuesday, though the appeals court ruled he should have been allowed to apply for a waiver of inadmissibility.

In a published decision, a three-judge panel for the appellate court agreed with the Board of Immigration Appeals that Cristian Eduardo Obregon de Leon is removable because of a conviction for possession of stolen vehicles.

However, the appeals panel reversed the BIA’s finding that Obregon wasn’t eligible to…

Source: Law360