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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

Goswell-Renner v. Holder

7 August 2014 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Family reunification | Countries: Gambia - United States of America

Jian He Zuang, et al, v. Holder, Attorney General

11 December 2013 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Forced sterilization / Abortion - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment | Countries: China - United States of America

Eric Supangat v. Holder, Attorney General

7 November 2013 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Indonesia - United States of America

Tegegn v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition for review granted and remanded for review of whether claimant had a subjectively genuine and objectively reasonable well founded fear of future persecution.

11 January 2013 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Countries: Ethiopia - United States of America

Flores v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition for review granted, order vacated and decision remanded for proceedings to establish clarity with regards to rejection of claimant's past persecution claim and basing decision on the legal principle that past persecution to family members can be the basis for a past persecution claim.

7 October 2012 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Countries: El Salvador - 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

Mambwe v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition for Review from the Board of Immigration Appeals.

16 July 2009 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit | Topic(s): Ceasefire - Civil war - Internal armed conflict - Peace agreements - Persecution based on political opinion - Racial / Ethnic persecution | Countries: Angola - United States of America

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