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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

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

Garcia v Attorney General United States

28 November 2011 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Topic(s): Appeal / Right to appeal - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Gang related violence - Refugee / Asylum law | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

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

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

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

Grijalva v. Gonzales

Petition for review of final order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Unpublished opinion.

8 January 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Country of origin information (COI) - Credibility assessment - Deportation / Forcible return - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - SGBV - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

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