Matter of U. SINGH, ID 3738, 25 I&N Dec. 670 (BIA 2012)

Matter of U. SINGH, ID 3738, 25 I&N Dec. 670 (BIA 2012)

Matter of U. SINGH, ID 3738, 25 I&N Dec. 670 (BIA 2012) - (1) A decision by a Federal court of appeals reversing a precedent decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals is not binding authority outside the circuit in which the case arises. (2) A stalking offense for harassing conduct in violation of section 646.9(b) of the California Penal Code is a crime of violence under 18 U.S.C. § 16(b) (2006) and is therefore an aggravated felony under section 101(a)(43)(F) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43)(F) (2006). Matter of Malta, 23 I&N Dec. 656 (BIA 2004), reaffirmed. Malta-Espinoza v. Gonzales, 478 F.3d 1080 (9th Cir. 2007), followed in jurisdiction only.