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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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Lukwago v. Ashcroft, Attorney General

Petitions for review of the decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals ordering the Applicant's deportation after denying his application for asylum, application for withholding of removal under the Immigration and Nationality Act and request for withholding of removal under Article 3 of the United Nations Convention Against Torture.

14 May 2003 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Child soldiers - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Social group persecution - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Uganda - United States of America

North Jersey Media Group, Inc., New Jersey Law Journal v. John Ashcroft, Attorney General of the United States, Michael Creppy, Hon.

On Appeal From the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (D.C. Civ. No. 02-cv-00967).

8 October 2002 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Terrorism | Countries: United States of America

Luis Erasmo De Leon-Reynoso v. John Ashcroft, Attorney General, Doris Meissner, Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Service, Department of Justice, Charles Zemski, District Director INS

Appeal from the United States District Court For the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (D.C. No.: 01-cv-00289).

11 July 2002 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Naturalization | Countries: Dominican Republic - United States of America

Ke Zhen Zhao v. United States Department of Justice, Janet Reno, Attorney General, United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review, Board of Immigration Appeals, Office of the Immigration Judges, United States Department of Justice, Doris Meisner, Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Service, And Edward J. Mcelroy, District Director

Argued: October 25, 2000 Decided: September 05, 2001.

5 September 2001 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return | Countries: China - United States of America

Balasubramanrim v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (Board No. A73 489 747) Argued: March 10, 1998 Filed:May 1, 1998.

1 May 1998 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return | Countries: Sri Lanka - United States of America

Fengchu Chang v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

22 July 1997 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Countries: China - United States of America

Marincas v. Lewis, et al.

9 August 1996 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Appeal / Right to appeal - Denial of refugee status - Stowaways | Countries: United States of America

Massieu v. Reno, et al.

Sur Petititon for Rehearing 26 September 1996.

29 July 1996 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Extradition | Countries: United States of America

Morel v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Reargued on 11 May 1998.

26 July 1996 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return | Countries: Dominican Republic - United States of America

United States v. Breyer

Sur Petition for Rehearing 13 December 1994.

14 November 1994 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Crimes against humanity - Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: United States of America

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