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Joaquin-Porras v. Gonzales

Petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' order affirming the decision of an Immigration Judge denying the petitioner's application for asylum, withholding of removal, and relief under the Convention Against Torture.

18 January 2006 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Country of origin information (COI) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - SGBV - Social group persecution | Countries: Costa Rica - United States of America

C.E.C.U. v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Heard: April 1, 2003. Judgment: April 2, 2003. (18 paras.)

2 April 2003 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Changes of circumstances in home country - Social group persecution | Countries: Canada - Costa Rica

Decision TA0-15870 (Revoked Jurisprudential Guide (2011), In Private)

Dates of hearing (in private): 12 November 2002 and 27 March 2003.

"Jurisprudential Guides" are decisions which articulate policy through the application of the law set out in a decision of the Board to the specific facts of another individual case before a decision-maker. The application of a Jurisprudential Guide is not mandatory. However, decision-makers are expected to apply Jurisprudential Guides in cases with similar facts or provide reasoned justifications for not doing so.

31 March 2003 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Effective protection - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Canada - Costa Rica

Decision TA2-14980 (Revoked Jurisprudential Guide (2011), In Private)

Date of hearing (in private): 11 March 2003.

"Jurisprudential Guides" are decisions which articulate policy through the application of the law set out in a decision of the Board to the specific facts of another individual case before a decision-maker. The application of a Jurisprudential Guide is not mandatory. However, decision-makers are expected to apply Jurisprudential Guides in cases with similar facts or provide reasoned justifications for not doing so.

20 March 2003 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Effective protection - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Canada - Costa Rica

Decision MA1-10302 (Persuasive Decision, In Private)

Date of hearing (in private): 5 August 2002.

"Persuasive Decisions" are decisions that have been identified as being of persuasive value in developing the jurisprudence of the Board. They are decisions that decision-makers are encouraged to rely upon in the interests of consistency and collegiality.

27 August 2002 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Non-state agents of persecution - Social group persecution | Countries: Canada - Costa Rica

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