Prof. Geoffrey A. Hoffman writes: " The UH Immigration
Clinic has just won an appeal from the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
involving an asylum claim which was denied previously by the Immigration Court
here in Houston. The claim was filed by a mother of a family of four. She
"This case will make an interesting teaching example for immigration
professors discussing the ramifications of the Attorney General’s
precedential decision on female genital mutilation (FGM), Matter of A-T- I&N Dec. 617 (A.G. 2008). In the decision rendered by the BIA on October 14...