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United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts for the following districts:

District of Delaware
District of New Jersey
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Middle District of Pennsylvania
Western District of Pennsylvania

It also has appellate jurisdiction over the District Court of the Virgin Islands which, in spite of the name, is a territorial court and belongs to no federal judicial district.  Website: www.ca3.uscourts.gov/
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Maldonado v. Attorney General of the United States

Review of a Decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals (Agency No. A96 260 043).

18 July 2006 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Country of origin information (COI) - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution - Witnesses | Countries: Argentina - United States of America

Escobar v. Gonzales, Attorney General

On Petition for Review from an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals, dated 17 June 2004 (BIA No. A78 314 957).

29 June 2005 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Children-at-risk - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Honduras - United States of America

Wang v. Gonzales, Attorney General

On Petition for Review of a decision and order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA No. A77-935-836). Argued March 7, 2005; Filed: April 27, 2005.

27 April 2005 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: China - United States of America

Cai Luan Chen v. Ashcroft

20 August 2004 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Family reunification - Forced sterilization / Abortion - Refugee / Asylum law | Countries: China - United States of America

Dia v. Ashcroft, Attorney General

On Petition for Review of an Order of Removal from the Board of Immigration Appeals, U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review (BIA No. A78-514-349).

30 December 2003 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Guinea - United States of America

Dia v. Ashcroft, Attorney General

On Petition for Review of an Order of Removal from the Board of Immigration Appeals, U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review (BIA No. A78-514-349). Argued February 3, 2003; Reargued En Banc May 28, 2003; Filed: December 22, 2003.

22 December 2003 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Illegal entry - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: United States of America

Zhen Xiung Lin v. Attorney General

Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Non precedential opinion.

13 November 2003 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Credibility assessment - Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) | Countries: China - United States of America

Rolando M. Sierra, Sr. v. D. Romaine, Warden, Immigration and Naturalization Service, John Ashcroft, Attorney General of the United States of America

On Appeal from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (D.C. Civ. No. 00-00852).

29 October 2003 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Habeas corpus | Countries: Cuba - United States of America

Omar F. Ahmed v. John Ashcroft, Attorney General of the United States of America

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (No. A73-543-250).

20 August 2003 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return | Countries: Palestine, State of - United States of America

Kwasi Amanfi v. John Ashcroft, Attorney General

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

16 May 2003 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Christian - Country of origin information (COI) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Social group persecution | Countries: Ghana - United States of America

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