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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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Li v Holder, Attorney General

Petition for Review of an Order of the United States Department of Justice Board of Immigration Appeals. ;Agency No. A099-934-740. Petition Denied.

1 February 2011 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Koreans - Political situation - Prosecution vs persecution | Countries: China - United States of America

Chen v Holder, Attorney General

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Agency No. A088 378 045. Petition Denied. Non-precedential Decision.

8 October 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 | Countries: China - United States of America

Cheng v Holder, Attorney General

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Agency No. A077-354-013. Petition Granted.

6 October 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Civil and political rights - Economic, social and cultural rights - Housing, land and property rights (HLP) - One-child policy / Family planning - Right to employment | Countries: China - United States of America

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

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

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

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

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