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Harkins and Edwards v. United Kingdom

17 January 2012 | Judicial Body: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Extradition - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment | Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - United States of America

Rivera-Barrientos v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition for review of a final order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Petition granted in part and denied in part.

11 January 2012 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Gender-based persecution - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - SGBV - Social group persecution | Countries: El Salvador - United States of America

Guidance for Adjudicating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Refugee and Asylum Claims

27 December 2011 | Publisher: United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services | Document type: Thematic Guidelines

Seck v. Holder, Attorney General

Court granted review of BIA's denial of application (based on availability of IFA) that if returned to Senegal, it is more likely than not that she will be beaten or killed for attempting to protect her U.S. citizen daughter from being subjected to FGM.

8 December 2011 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Children-at-risk - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) | Countries: Senegal - United States of America

Valdiviezo-Galdamez v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Precedential.

8 November 2011 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Children-at-risk - Gang related violence - Non-state agents of persecution - Social group persecution | Countries: Honduras - United States of America

Tchitchui v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition for review denied as “firm resettlement” in a third country prior to arrival in the United States bars an alien from obtaining asylum.

19 September 2011 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Cameroon - Chile - Guatemala - United States of America

Sarhan v Holder, Attorney General

Petitions for Review from an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (Nos. A 076 766 381, A 076 766 390). Petitions for Review Granted and Cases Remanded.

2 September 2011 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Honour killings - Muslim - Social group persecution - Women-at-risk | Countries: Jordan - United States of America

Delgado v. Holder, Attorney General

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

19 August 2011 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Non-refoulement | Countries: El Salvador - United States of America

Matter of X

9 August 2011 | Judicial Body: United States Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Prostitution / Commercial sex work - Social group persecution - Trafficking in persons | Countries: Congo, Democratic Republic of the - United States of America

RRT Case No. 1104510

28 July 2011 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Social group persecution | Countries: Australia - United States of America

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