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United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

The federal courts of appeals are the intermediate appellate courts between the district (trial) courts and the Supreme Court of the United States.

The territorial jurisdiction of the Tenth Circuit includes the six states of Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah, plus those portions of the Yellowstone National Park extending into Montana and Idaho. Website: www.ca10.uscourts.gov/
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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 | 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

Davtyan v Holder, Attorney General

Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Petition granted and case remanded for additional proceedings.

4 March 2011 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit | Topic(s): Burden of proof - Jehovah's Witness - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Armenia - United States of America

N-A-M v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition for review of a final order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

20 November 2009 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - National security / Public order - Non-refoulement | Countries: El Salvador - United States of America

Halmenschlager v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition for judicial review of an order of removal. Includes Order and Judgment (31 July 2009) and Order Amending Decision (14 August 2009).

31 July 2009 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Non-state agents of persecution - Social group persecution | Countries: Brazil - United States of America

Razkane v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition for review of an Order from the Board of Immigration Appeals.

21 April 2009 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Deportation / Forcible return - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution - Visas | Countries: Morocco - United States of America

Niang v. Gonzales, Attorney General

Petition for review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

8 September 2005 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Deportation / Forcible return - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Social group persecution - Visas | Countries: Senegal - United States of America

Hayden St. John v. John Ashcroft, Attorney General of the United States

25 July 2002 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit | Countries: Barbados - United States of America

Ahmed v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Filed: 8 August, 1996; Decision without published opinion.

8 August 1996 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit | Topic(s): Denial of refugee status - Deportation / Forcible return | Countries: Ethiopia - United States of America

Habil, et al. v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Filed: 5 August, 1996; Decision without published opinion.

5 August 1996 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return | Countries: Libya - United States of America

Shrestha v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Filed: 30 April, 1996; Decision without published opinion.

30 April 1996 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Political asylum | Countries: Nepal - United States of America

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