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Enying Li v. Holder, Attorney General

31 December 2013 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Forced sterilization / Abortion - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: China - United States of America

Lydia Garcia-Milian v. Holder, Attorney General

18 September 2013 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Guatemala - United States of America

Sama Abdiaziz Abdisalan v. Holder, Attorney General

7 September 2013 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Appeal / Right to appeal - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Somalia - United States of America

Tapia Madrigal v. Holder, Attorney General

BIA's conclusion on the lack of a causal nexus rejected and case remanded.

15 May 2013 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

Alphonsus v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition for review granted in part, denied in part, and remanded for further consideration and explanation of whether a conviction for resisting arrest constitutes a “particularly serious crime.”

18 January 2013 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Countries: Bangladesh - United States of America

Ridore v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition granted in part and order remanded for proceedings applying the clear error standard for CAT findings, denied in part, and cancellation of removal order vacated and remand for reconsideration in light of remand on CAT claim.

3 October 2012 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Countries: Haiti - United States of America

Alamuu v. Holder, Attorney General

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

2 September 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Credibility assessment - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Persecution based on political opinion - Political groups - SGBV | Countries: Ethiopia - United States of America

Eneh v. Holder

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

15 April 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - HIV and AIDS - Prison or detention conditions | Countries: Nigeria - United States of America

Mohammed v. Holder, Attorney General

On Petitions for Review of Orders of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

19 November 2009 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Complementary forms of protection - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Oromo - Persecution based on political opinion - Political groups | Countries: Ethiopia - United States of America

Soriano v. Holder, Attorney General

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

26 June 2009 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Deportation / Forcible return - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Social group persecution | Countries: Philippines - United States of America

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