In a published decision, the Tenth Circuit determined that a violation of a no contact order issued under the Utah's Cohabitant Abuse Procedures Act rendered a petitioner removable under section 237(a)(2)(E)(ii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (violation of a domestic violence protective order).  In so doing, the court deferred to the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision in Matter of Strydom, and reiterated that even an attempt to contact the protected party, if such contact is forbidden by the protective order, is sufficient to render a petitioner removable.

The full text of Cespedes v. Lynch can be found here: