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Manani v. Mark R. Filip, Acting Attorney General

Petition for Review from the Board of Immigration Appeals.

28 January 2009 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Deportation / Forcible return - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - HIV and AIDS - Jurisdiction - Public health - Social group persecution - Women-at-risk | Countries: Kenya - United States of America

Alemu v. Mukasey, Attorney General

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

11 December 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Changes of circumstances in home country - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Oromo | Countries: Ethiopia - United States of America

Averianova v. Mukasey, Attorney General

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

10 December 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Confidentiality - Credibility assessment - Deportation / Forcible return - Jew - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: United States of America - Uzbekistan

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

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

Makatengkeng v. Alberto R. Gonzales, Attorney General

3 August 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Albinism/Persons with Albinism - Non-state agents of persecution - Social group discrimination - Social group persecution | Countries: Indonesia - United States of America

Hassan v. Gonzales, Attorney General

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

7 May 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Burden of proof - Derivative status - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution of family members - Social group persecution - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Somalia - United States of America

Shahinaj v. Gonzales

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

2 April 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution based on political opinion - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity | Countries: Albania - United States of America

Nabulwala v. Alberto R. Gonzales, Attorney General

Submitted: 20 October 2006; Filed: 21 March 2007. Olivia Nabulwala challenges the final order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) denying her claim for asylum, withholding of removal, and relief under the Convention Against Torture. Having jurisdiction under 8 U.S.C. § 1252(a)(2)(D), this court grants the petition and remands.

21 March 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Non-state agents of persecution - Social group persecution | Countries: Uganda - United States of America

Ahmad Wali Sultani; Saleha Sultani; Beejan Sultani; Mariam Sultani; Ahmad Wasim Sultani v. Alberto Gonzales, Attorney General

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Submitted: March 17, 2006; Filed: July 27, 2006.

27 July 2006 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Resettlement - Safe third country | Countries: Afghanistan - United States of America

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