9th Circ. Says Jurisdiction Lacking In Citizenship Row

Law360, New York (December 22, 2015, 9:10 PM ET) — The Ninth Circuit on Monday dismissed a petition from the adopted son of two U.S. citizens who has been charged as deportable and was seeking review of his citizenship claim, with the appeals court saying it lacked jurisdiction because the man hasn’t yet been ordered to be deported.

A three-judge panel for the Ninth Circuit dismissed the petition from Sunny Calaogan Viloria, who was born in the Philippines and came to the U.S. at 7 years old, and was subsequently adopted. Although Viloria was seeking review…

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