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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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Valcu v Holder, Attorney General

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Agency No. A097-902-790. Petition Denied.

20 September 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Changes of circumstances in home country - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) | Countries: Romania - United States of America

J.P.S., a/k/a S.J.P., v. Holder, Attorney General

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 Not Precedential.

22 June 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Police | Countries: Comoros - United States of America

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

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

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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