JEISSON HUMBERTO URIBE, a/k/a Pablo Uribe, a/k/a Jeisson Uribe, a/k/a Jeisson Umberto Uribe, a/k/a Jeisson H. Uribe, Petitioner,
JEFFERSON B. SESSIONS III, Attorney General, Respondent.
Argued: March 23, 2017
Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration
Carlos Diaz, LAW OFFICES OF LUIS C. DIAZ, LLC, Silver Spring,
Maryland, for Petitioner.
Jessica Dawgert, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE,
Washington, D.C., for Respondent.
Benjamin C. Mizer, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney
General, Anthony Nicastro, Assistant Director, Office of
Immigration Litigation, Civil Division, UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Washington, D.C., for Respondent.
DUNCAN, AGEE, and KEENAN, Circuit Judges.
for review denied by published opinion.
Keenan wrote the opinion, in which Judge Duncan and Judge
BARBARA MILANO KEENAN, Circuit Judge.
Humberto Uribe, a native and citizen of Colombia, petitions
for review of a final order of removal entered by the Board
of Immigration Appeals (BIA). The BIA affirmed an immigration
judge's (IJ) holding that Uribe was removable under 8
U.S.C. § 1227(a)(2)(A)(ii), based on two convictions for
crimes involving moral turpitude. In reaching this
conclusion, the IJ and the BIA rejected Uribe's
contention that his conviction for the felony offense of
third degree burglary, in violation of Maryland Criminal Law
Section 6-204 (Maryland third degree burglary), did not
qualify as a crime involving moral turpitude.
our review, we conclude that Maryland third degree burglary
qualifies as a crime involving moral turpitude under 8 U.S.C.
§ 1227(a)(2)(A)(ii). ...