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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

Matter of L-S-

Case remanded to the Immigration Judge to determine whether the applicant showed compelling reasons to be granted asylum based on either severe past persecution or other serious harm.

17 February 2012 | Judicial Body: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Countries: Albania - United States of America

Matter of N-M-

9 June 2011 | Judicial Body: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Topic(s): Complementary forms of protection - Corruption - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Colombia - United States of America

Matter of C-T-L-

14 September 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Deportation / Forcible return - Persecution based on political opinion - Rejected asylum-seekers | Countries: Brazil - United States of America

Matter of M-F-W- & L-G-

5 October 2008 | Judicial Body: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Deportation / Forcible return - One-child policy / Family planning - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: China - 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

In re S-L-L-

The holdings in this case were overruled by the decision of the Attorney General in: Matter of J-S-, 24 I&N Dec. 520 (A.G. 2008).

19 September 2006 | Judicial Body: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Persecution based on political opinion - Persecution of family members | Countries: China - United States of America

In re T-M-B-

U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review Board of Immigration Appeals

20 February 1997 | Judicial Body: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Topic(s): Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Philippines - United States of America

Matter of B-

The BIA found that past persecution suffered by the applicant was so severe that asylum should be granted notwithstanding the change of circumstances in the country of origin.

19 May 1995 | Judicial Body: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Countries: Afghanistan - United States of America

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