Executive Oce r Imigaton RevewFas Chuch,
Fie: A087 968 160 -El Paso,
In re: GERARDO CADELARIO TORRESIN BOND PROCEDGSAPPAL
Decision of te Boad of mgaton Appeals
JAN 14 20
ON BEHAL O RESPONDNTnique Ramiez, EsquireON BEHA O DS:Coine DominguezAssistant Chief CounseAPPLCAON Change in custody staus; bon redeteinationThe respondent, a native and citizen of Mexico has appeae om the mmigration udge's bondorder dated October 6, 2010. On November 4, 2010, he mmigration Judge issued a bonmemorandum seting h the reasons r his bond decision. he mmiation udge un tat helacked jurisdiction to consider he respondent's equest r a change in custody saus, inasmuch aste responent is subject to the mandato detention provisions under section 236(c) of hemmigation and Nationaliy Act, 8 U.S.C. § 226(c).
8 C..R § 003.9(h)(2)(i)(D) (200).Frheore, in e ateative, he mmigration udge d hat te respondent presents a danger to the communiy, and enied him reease on bon under section 236(a) of the Act The appea wlbe susained in pa and dismissed in par.The bond record reects and both paries aee on appea that athough in 2005 he respondentwas initialy chaged with a crme under Cal. Penal Code§ 273.5, he was ultimatey convicted ofassault under Cal. Pena Code § 240. Thus he mmiation udge commied clear error in ndingtat he respondent was convicted under Ca. Penal Code§ 273.5. Moreover, Ca. Penal Coe§ 241states that the punishment r assault is a ne not exceeding $1000 or imprsoent in cony jailnot exceeing 6 mons or both. Given the pey oense exception of section 22(a)(2)(A)(ii) of theAct, 8 .S.C. § 182(a)(2)(A)(ii), we agree wi the responent tat he Deparment of HomeadSecuiy (DS) is substatiay ulikey to estblish, at he meritsearing, a charge hat subjects herespondent to madato detention under section 236(c )(1)(A) of he Act.
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22I&N Dec 799, 802 (A 1999). Accordingly, we reverse te mmigration udge's conclusion tatthe esponent is opel include within a mandatory detention catego.
8 C.F.R.§§ 1003.l(d)(3)(ii), 1003.9(h)(2)(ii).Ting to the mmigration udges deterination under section 236(a) of the Act, therespondent indicates at in addition to assaut, he as been arested and convicte three times ofdriving undere inuence (D) in vioation of Ca. Veh. Code§ 23152 in 2003, 2006, d 200Te ct at the Supreme Cou ad Boad ave issued decisions nding s not to be crimes ofviolence or invoving mora urpitude is not disposiive of wheer the responent is a dange to e
Cite as: Gerardo Candelario-Torres, A087 968 160 (BIA Jan. 14, 2011)