For Immediate Release
CCR Victory in Cardenas Abreu v. Eric Holder
NEW YORK - On May 24, 2010 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second
Circuit granted Mr. Cardenas’ petition for review. The court vacated
the Board of Immigration Appeals’ 8-6 en banc decision affirming the
Immigration Judge’s decision to remove Mr. Cardenas. The case is now
remanded to the Board of Immigration Appeals for further review and
consideration. CCR will continue to represent Mr. Cardenas and fight
For more information on Roberto Cardenas Abreu v. Eric Holder, Jr. visit CCR's legal case page.
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