Immigration Law

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CA9 on Persecutor Bar, Asylum: Kumar v. Holder
Posted on 29 Aug 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Vijay Kumar petitions for review of the denial of his appeal by the Board of Immigration Appeals (the BIA). We hold that the BIA erred in failing to consider the circumstances particular to Kumar’s service as a prison guard in India. We grant... Read More

CA4 Guts Persecutor Bar Test in Matter of A-H-: Haddam v. Holder
Posted on 5 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[T]he Attorney General formulated a new definition of the persecutor bar based on Mr. Haddam’s case. Under the new rule, an individual who is the leader of a political group that has ties with an armed group is denied withholding if there... Read More