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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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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

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

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

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