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RRT Case No. 1109644

7 March 2012 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Topic(s): Catholic - Christian - Persecution based on political opinion - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Albania - Australia

Matter of L-S-

Case remanded to the Immigration Judge to determine whether the applicant showed compelling reasons to be granted asylum based on either severe past persecution or other serious harm.

17 February 2012 | Judicial Body: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Countries: Albania - United States of America

RRT Case No. 1102691

22 June 2011 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Topic(s): Blood feuds - Grounds for persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Safe third country - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Albania - Australia

Volaj v. Holder, United States Attorney General

Summary Order. Petition for review of a Board of Immigration Appeals decision.

1 July 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit | Topic(s): Corruption - Immigration law - Persecution based on political opinion - Political situation - Refugee / Asylum law | Countries: Albania - United States of America

RRT Case No. 0908213

18 February 2010 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Topic(s): Christian - Migrants - Persecution based on political opinion - Political parties - Social group persecution | Countries: Albania - Australia

Kucana v. Holder, Attorney General

On writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

20 January 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Supreme Court | Topic(s): Asylum-seekers - Deportation / Forcible return - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Albania - United States of America

Shkulaku-Purballori v Mukasey

On Appeal from the Board of Immigration Appeals.

19 December 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Jurisdiction - Non-refoulement - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Albania - United States of America

Shahinaj v. Gonzales

Petition for Review of a Final Decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

2 April 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution based on political opinion - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity | Countries: Albania - United States of America

Rondon Elezi v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for judicial review.

1 March 2007 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Albania - Canada

Rondon Elezi c. Canada (Ministre de la citoyenneté et de l'immigration)

Application for judicial review.

1 March 2007 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Albania - Canada

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