"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 In the decision rendered by the BIA on October 14, 2011 case –Matter of N-T- (unpublished decision, see Download NT)
– the Board reversed the IJ’s decision prohibiting respondent’s and her
husband’s applications for asylum due to the one-year bar."