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Tie Xia Chen v. Holder, Attorney General

The court granted a petition for review of the Board’s denial of a motion to reopen removal proceedings.

1 April 2015 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Appeal / Right to appeal - Forced sterilization / Abortion - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: China - 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

Pathmakanthan v. Holder, Attorney General of the United States

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

16 July 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Armed groups / Militias / Paramilitary forces / Resistance movements - Changes of circumstances in home country - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Minorities - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Tamil - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Sri Lanka - 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

Balogun v. Ashcroft

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

1 July 2004 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Credibility assessment - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Transgression of social / cultural norms - Well-founded fear of persecution - Yoruba | Countries: Nigeria - United States of America

Tatiana Draganova v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Argued: 24 January, 1996; Decided: 26 April, 1996

26 April 1996 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Denial of refugee status - Political asylum - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Bulgaria - United States of America

Ana Maria Hengan v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Filed: 20 March, 1996

20 March 1996 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Racial / Ethnic persecution - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Romania - United States of America

Teofilo Jusay Cuevas and Felisa Marasigna Cuevas v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Argued: 30 November, 1994; Decided: 4 January, 1995

4 January 1995 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Denial of refugee status - Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion - Persecution of family members - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Philippines - United States of America

Donatus Uzoma Nwokedi v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Argued: 4 November, 1994; Decided: 1 December, 1994

1 December 1994 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Nigeria - United States of America

Ayodeji Odumosu v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Argued: 11 January, 1994; Filed: 11 May, 1994

11 May 1994 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit | Topic(s): Denial of refugee status - Deportation / Forcible return - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Nigeria - United States of America

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