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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

Cece v. Holder, Attorney General

Court granted review of denial of application on the grounds that membership in a particular social group (young Albanian women in danger of being trafficked for prostitution) had not been established. Previously review was denied (see attachment).

31 May 2012 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Prostitution / Commercial sex work - Social group persecution - Trafficking in persons | Countries: Albania - United States of America

Sarhan v Holder, Attorney General

Petitions for Review from an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (Nos. A 076 766 381, A 076 766 390). Petitions for Review Granted and Cases Remanded.

2 September 2011 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Honour killings - Muslim - Social group persecution - Women-at-risk | Countries: Jordan - United States of America

Martinez-Buendia v. Holder, Attorney General of the United States

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

10 August 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Armed groups / Militias / Paramilitary forces / Resistance movements - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Social group persecution - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Colombia - 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

Chen v. Holder, Attorney General of the United States

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

28 April 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Forced sterilization / Abortion - Livelihoods - One-child policy / Family planning - Persecution based on political opinion - Social group persecution - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: China - United States of America

Gatimi et al. v. Holder, Attorney General

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

20 August 2009 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Derivative status - Effective protection - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution of family members - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Kenya - United States of America

Eke v. Mukasey

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

7 January 2008 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Deportation / Forcible return - Ibo - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution | Countries: Nigeria - United States of America

Moab v. Gonzales

Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (No. A97-333-672).

13 September 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Airports - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution | Countries: Liberia - United States of America

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