9th Circuit: Immigrant's Stafford Loan Application Properly Rejected

PASADENA, Calif. - The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 14 upheld a district court's denial of an immigrant's mandamus petition in which he sought to compel the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) to issue him a Stafford loan, ruling that he did not provide any evidence that he was "in the United States for other than a temporary purpose" (Asil Mashiri v. Department of Education, et al., No. 10-56022, 9th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 5096).

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