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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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Huang v Holder, Attorney General

On Petition for Review of an Order of the United States Department of Justice Board of Immigration Appeals. Agency No. A099-583-314. Petition Granted and Case Remanded for Further Proceedings.

8 September 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Forced sterilization / Abortion - One-child policy / Family planning - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: China - United States of America

Zhang v Holder, Attorney General

On Petition for Review of a Final Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Agency Nos. A099-686-987/8. Petition Granted In Part, Denied In Part and Case Remanded for Further Proceedings. Not Precedental.

22 July 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Grounds for persecution - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: China - United States of America

Zhang et al. v. Attorney General of the United States

On Petition for Review of a Final Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Not Precedential.

3 June 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Catholic - Credibility assessment - One-child policy / Family planning - Persecution based on political opinion - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: China - 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

Fatin v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

20 December 1993 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Denial of refugee status - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: United States of America

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