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Cambara-Cambara v. Lynch, Attorney General

13 September 2016 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Economic, social and cultural rights - Gang related violence - Persecution of family members - Social group persecution | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Granados Gaitan v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.Petition Denied. Request for rehearing en banc also denied.

1 March 2012 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Social group persecution | Countries: El Salvador - United States of America

Fesehaye v. Holder, Attorney General of the United States

On Petition for Review from the Board of Immigration Appeals.

4 June 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Credibility assessment - Female genital mutilation (FGM) - Jehovah's Witness - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Social group persecution - Women-at-risk | Countries: United States of America

Guillen-Hernandez and Others v. Holder, Attorney General

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

25 January 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Grounds for persecution - Social group persecution - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: El Salvador - United States of America

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

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

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

Kimumwe v. Gonzales

Petition of Review from the Board of Immigration Appeals.

13 December 2005 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution | Countries: United States of America

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