"The 9th Circuit will not convene an 11-judge panel to review the
deportation of a Filipino man with a criminal record, though several
judges say the current decision "inexplicably" ignores the fact that the
immigrant is still appealing...
"We are therefore convinced that the principle announced and held in Ozkok – that “a conviction does not attain a sufficient degree of finality for immigration purposes until direct appellate review of the conviction has been exhausted...
Majority - "Every circuit that has given a reasoned opinion on the interpretation of “conviction” in 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(48)(A) has reached the same conclusion as the panel does here, namely, that “[t]he term ‘conviction’...