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Petitioner was not removable based on his September 1988 Oregon conviction for sodomy for sexually molesting a minor, which constitutes an “aggravated felony,” because 1988 law that made aliens deportable for aggravated felony convictions did not apply to convictions prior to Nov. 18, and neither Congress’s overhaul of the grounds for deportation in 1990 nor its 1996 rewrite of the aggravated felony definition erased that temporal limitation.

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