Asylum Applications (Litigator Series) by LandMark Publications

By LandMark Publications

THIS CASEBOOK encompasses a choice of 198 U. S. courtroom of Appeals judgements that learn and talk about concerns stemming from asylum functions. the choice of choices spans from 2007 to the date of publication.

American immigration legislations presents 3 fundamental types of aid for extraterrestrial beings vulnerable to persecution if lower back to their domestic international locations: withholding of removing lower than the I.N.A., eight U.S.C. § 1231(b)(3); withholding of elimination less than the United countries conference opposed to Torture ("CAT"), as supplied in eight C.F.R. §§ 208.16-18; and asylum below eight U.S.C. § 1158. Marouf v. Lynch, 811 F. 3d 174 (6th Cir. 2016).

"To be successful on a petition for withholding of elimination less than the INA, [§ 1231(b)(3)], an alien needs to exhibit that it's much more likely than now not that he will be topic to persecution ... have been he faraway from this country." Shkulaku-Purballori v. Mukasey, 514 F.3d 499, 503 (6th Cir.2007) (citations and inner citation marks omitted). "[T]o be eligible for withholding of removing lower than the conference, [an] applicant [must convey] it truly is much more likely than no longer that he ... will be tortured if removed...." identity. (citations and inner citation marks omitted). those sorts of aid are vital, only if the applicant has no longer rendered himself statutorily ineligible for them. See eight U.S.C. § 1231(b)(3)(A) [Footnote omitted.] ("[subject to enumerated exceptions,] the legal professional normal would possibly not get rid of an alien to a rustic if the lawyer normal makes a decision that the alien's existence or freedom will be threatened in that kingdom a result of alien's race, faith, nationality, club in a specific social team, or political opinion...."); eight C.F.R. § 208.16(c)(4) ("If the immigration pass judgement on determines that the alien is much more likely than to not be tortured within the kingdom of removing, the alien is entitled to defense lower than the conference opposed to Torture."). Marouf v. Lynch, ibid.

An alien topic to elimination could receive asylum if he's a refugee that suffered earlier persecution, or fears destiny persecution, because of "race, faith, nationality, club in a specific social team, or political opinion." eight U.S.C. § 1158(b)(1). also, removing of an alien needs to be withheld "if the lawyer basic comes to a decision that the alien's lifestyles or freedom will be threatened in that nation due to the alien's race, faith, nationality, club in a selected social staff, or political opinion." eight U.S.C. § 1231(b)(3)(A). An alien can't obtain asylum or withholding of removing, besides the fact that, if "the alien, having been convicted through a last judgment of a very severe crime, constitutes a risk to the group of the United States." § 1158(b)(2)(A)(ii) (asylum); see additionally § 1231(b)(3)(B)(ii) (withholding of removal). Samba v. Lynch, (5th Cir. 2016).

A petitioner looking asylum needs to determine that "race, faith, nationality, club in a specific social team, or political opinion used to be or can be not less than one critical reason behind" persecution that the govt. is not able or unwilling to regulate. eight U.S.C. § 1158 (b)(1)(B)(i). The petitioner has the load to turn out nexus exists among the persecution and a secure flooring. Khudaverdyan v. Holder, 778 F.3d 1101, 1106 (9th Cir. 2015). Whistleblowing "may represent political job adequate to shape the foundation of persecution" the place petitioner's whistle blew opposed to corrupt govt officers, Grava v. I.N.S., 205 F.3d 1177, 1181 (9th Cir. 2000), and he was once unique for persecution because of that political opinion, no matter if real or imputed. See Sagaydak v. Gonzales, 405 F.3d 1035, 1042 (9th Cir. 2005). Lkhagvasuren v. Lynch, (9th Cir. 2016).

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