Immigration Law

BIA on Procedure, Relief: Matter of W-Y-C- & H-O-B-, 27 I&N Dec. 189 (BIA 2018)

Matter of W-Y-C- & H-O-B-, 27 I&N Dec. 189 (BIA 2018)

(1) An applicant seeking asylum or withholding of removal based on membership in a particular social group must clearly indicate on the record before the Immigration Judge the exact delineation of any proposed particular social group.
(2) The Board of Immigration Appeals generally will not address a newly articulated particular social group that was not advanced before the Immigration Judge.