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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

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

Abubakar Aweis Sheikh v. Alberto Gonzales, Attorney General

Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Submitted: June 24, 2005; Filed: November 2, 2005.

2 November 2005 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Racial / Ethnic persecution | Countries: Somalia - United States of America

Sherneth Marcia Raffington v. Immigration and Naturalization Service et al.

Submitted: March 14, 2003; Filed: August 26, 2003. Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

26 August 2003 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Deportation / Forcible return - Mental health - Social group persecution | Countries: Jamaica - United States of America

Keyse G. Jama v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.

27 May 2003 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return | Countries: Somalia - United States of America

Marina Palavra, Danijel Palavra, Vlado Palavra, and Brankica Palavra v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Submitted: February 15, 2002 Filed: April 18, 2002

18 April 2002 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return | Countries: Croatia - United States of America

Sihin Hadera Francois v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Petition for Review of an Order of the Immigration and Naturalization Service. Submitted: November 12, 2001 Filed: March 18, 2002

18 March 2002 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Visas | Countries: Eritrea - United States of America

Rolando Hernandez v. Janet Reno, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Doris Meissner, Commissioner, U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, Curtis Aljets, District Director, St. Paul, Minnesota District, U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Submitted: June 14, 2001 Filed: August 15, 2001

15 August 2001 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

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