David L. Cleveland writes: "An
asylum applicant from Egypt suffered real harm, including an assault by
an unidentified man that left her unconscious, but was denied by the IJ
for failing to show the motive of her attacker. The BIA said that the
IJ "may have imposed an unreasonable expectation...
How accurate are the State Department Country Reports? David Cleveland is suing to find out. Here's a link to the lawsuit.
David L. Cleveland of Catholic Charities of Washington writes: "Respondent, from Cameroon, testified he was imprisoned and beaten three times. He also gave the court a fake photo of his injuries. The Immigration Judge denied asylum, deeming respondent not credible, in large part because of the fake...