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Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

Interventions before courts by UNHCR and other organizations are an important tool through which protection standards can be developed and a consistent application of refugee law fostered. Interventions before courts may take different forms, depending on the national or supranational context, including formal amicus curiae briefs, advisory opinions or letters to the court or parties involved, as well as public statements. Interventions by UNHCR are carried out in the exercise of its supervisory function.

Refworld is the repository of all interventions made by UNHCR in judicial proceedings before national and regional courts. They are organised in reverse-chronological order and, where available, are linked to the court decision in the case(s) at hand once adopted.
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UNHCR intervention before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in the case of Rivera-Barrientos v. Holder, Attorney General

18 August 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the United States Board of Immigration Appeals in the Matter of X

17 August 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in the case of Granados Gaitan v. Holder, Attorney General

13 July 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in the case of Mejilla-Romero v. Holder, Attorney General

21 June 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the United States Board of Immigration Appeals in the matter of Gatimi

25 March 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

Intervention before the United States Board of Immigration Appeals in the Matter of L-R-

10 March 2010 | Publisher: Center for Gender & Refugee Studies | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in the case of Doe v. Holder, Attorney General

13 November 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

Brief of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies in Matter of R-A- before the immigration court

19 August 2009 | Publisher: Center for Gender & Refugee Studies | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case of Orellana-Monson and another v. Holder, Attorney General

7 May 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in the case of Valdiviezo-Galdamez v. Holder, Attorney General

14 April 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

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