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Case Law includes national and international jurisprudential decisions. Administrative bodies and tribunals are included.
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Bringas-Rodriguez v. Sessions, Attorney General

8 March 2017 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

Lozano-Zuniga v. Lynch, Attorney General

12 August 2016 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Physical harm - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Social group persecution | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

AATA Case No. 1500142

27 April 2016 | Judicial Body: Australia: Administrative Appeals Tribunal | Topic(s): 1951 Refugee Convention - Drug trafficking - Gang related violence - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Persecution based on class/wealth/occupation - Persecution of family members - Social group discrimination - Social group persecution | Countries: Australia - Mexico

Tapia Madrigal v. Holder, Attorney General

BIA's conclusion on the lack of a causal nexus rejected and case remanded.

15 May 2013 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

Aguilar-Mejia v. Holder

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

6 August 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Complementary forms of protection - HIV and AIDS - Jurisdiction - 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

Velasco-Cervantes v. Holder, Attorney General

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

27 January 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Grounds for persecution - Non-state agents of persecution - Smuggling of persons - Social group persecution - Trafficking in persons - Well-founded fear of persecution - Witnesses | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

Decision TA7-04670, TA7-04671 & TA7-04672 (Private Proceedings)

31 January 2008 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Grounds for persecution - Social group persecution - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Canada - Mexico

Ixtlilco-Morales v. Keisler, Acting Attorney General

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

2 November 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Burden of proof - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - HIV and AIDS - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

Decision MA6-01580 (Private Proceeding)

Date of hearing: 10 November 2006. Date of decision: 12 January 2007.

12 January 2007 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution | Countries: Canada - Mexico

Décision MA6-01580 (Huis clos)

12 January 2007 | Judicial Body: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution | Countries: Canada - Mexico

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