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Castro et al v. Holder, US Attorney General

2 March 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit | Topic(s): Grounds for persecution - Police - Social group persecution | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Case of the "Las Dos Erres" Massacre v. Guatemala

24 November 2009 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Topic(s): Children's rights - Criminal justice - Disappeared persons - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Internal armed conflict - Reconciliation - Right to family life - Right to life | Countries: Guatemala

Valasquez-Garcia v. Holder, Attorney General

On petition for review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

9 July 2009 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit | Topic(s): Civil war - Combatants / Former combatants - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Persecution of family members - Security situation - Social group persecution | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Martinez v. Holder, Attorney General

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

3 March 2009 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Credibility assessment - Deportation / Forcible return - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Martinez v. Mukasey, Attorney General

Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

6 October 2008 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Deportation / Forcible return - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution based on political opinion - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Matter of A-S-B-

8 May 2008 | Judicial Body: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Topic(s): Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Persecution based on political opinion - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Pascual v. Mukasey, Attorney General

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

19 December 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit | Topic(s): Abduction - Armed groups / Militias / Paramilitary forces / Resistance movements - Changes of circumstances in home country - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Zacarias-Velasquez v. Mukasey, Attorney General

Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

4 December 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Armed groups / Militias / Paramilitary forces / Resistance movements - Civil war - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Deportation / Forcible return - Non-state agents of persecution - Peace agreements - Persecution based on political opinion - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Martín Pelicó Coxic et al. v. Guatemala

15 October 2007 | Judicial Body: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Topic(s): Criminal justice - Exhaustion of domestic remedies - Extrajudicial executions - Right to life | Countries: Guatemala

In re A-M-E & J-G-U-

31 January 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Topic(s): Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

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