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Bringas-Rodriguez v. Sessions, Attorney General

8 March 2017 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

Bringas-Rodriguez v. Sessions, Attorney General

8 March 2017 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Burden of proof - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - State protection | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

Acosta-Olivarria v. Lynch, Attorney General

26 August 2015 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Illegal immigrants / Undocumented migrants - Immigration law | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

Tapia Madrigal v. Holder, Attorney General

Petition for review granted to determine whether claimant has a well-founded fear of severe mistreatment for reasons of his membership in the particular social group, “former Mexican army soldiers who participated in anti-drug activity.”

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

Gonzalez-Medina v Holder, Attorney General

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Agency No. A098-177-787. Petition Denied.

20 March 2011 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Gender-based persecution - Women-at-risk | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

Velasco-Cervantes v. Holder, Attorney General

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

27 January 2010 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Grounds for persecution - Non-state agents of persecution - Smuggling of persons - Social group persecution - Trafficking in persons - Well-founded fear of persecution - Witnesses | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

Morales v. Gonzales

Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Decision filed on 3 January 2007 and amended on 29 February 2007.

3 January 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - SGBV | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

Ornelas-Chavez v. Gonzales

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

21 August 2006 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - SGBV - Social group persecution | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

Boer-Sedano v. Gonzales

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

12 August 2005 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - HIV and AIDS - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - SGBV - Social group persecution | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

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