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CA1 on Well-Founded Fear, Pakistan: Khattak v. Holder

"While we will not reverse the BIA's findings where the evidence at least admits the possibility of a conclusion in accord with the BIA's, "we will remand if the agency fails to state 'with sufficient particularity and clarity the reasons for denial of asylum' or otherwise to...

CA7 on Pakistan, PML-N: Mustafa v. Holder

"Ghulam Mustafa and his family seek review of a decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals in which the Board affirmed the immigration judge’s denial of their applications for asylum and withholding of removal. Mustafa, a citizen of Pakistan and member of the Nawaz faction of the Pakistani...

CA1 on Imputed Political Opinion, Pakistan: Javed v. Holder

"Javed's credible, factual testimony amply established that his persecutors imputed a political opinion to him (albeit incorrectly), and that this opinion was at least a "central reason" for their attacks on him. ... The Board and IJ's contrary conclusion is not supported by the...

AAO Extreme Hardship Waiver Victory: Pakistan

"The AAO finds the record to establish that the applicant's spouse would experience extreme hardship if she were to relocate to Pakistan to reside with the applicant due to his inadmissibility. The applicant's spouse has lived in the United States for more than 20 years, becoming a U.S....

A Doctor's Visa is Cancelled, Oklahoma City VA Medical Center Mystified

"Doctor from Pakistan stuck behind red tape on his way to working at the Oklahoma City VA. Dr. Khaleeq Siddiqui was just weeks from completing his residency training and accepting a position at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center when his visa was mysteriously canceled. Dr. Khaleeq Siddiqui has...