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Alvizures-Gomes v. Lynch, Attorney General

21 July 2016 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit | Topic(s): Gang related violence - Persecution based on political opinion - Social group persecution | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Matter of L-A-C-

19 May 2015 | Judicial Body: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Topic(s): Appeal / Right to appeal - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Manuel Ordonez-Quino v. Holder, Attorney General

23 July 2014 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit | Topic(s): Armed forces / Military - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Gang related violence - Indigenous persons - Persecution based on political opinion - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Social group persecution | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Lydia Garcia-Milian v. Holder, Attorney General

18 September 2013 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Alvarado De Alvarez v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

9 November 2011 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Persecution based on political opinion - State protection | Countries: Canada - Guatemala

Cruz-Samoya et al. v. Holder, Attorney General

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

21 June 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Persecution based on political opinion - Prosecution vs persecution | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

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. 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

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