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  1. Velasquez-Banegas v. Lynch, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 981 (7th Cir. Jan. 19, 2017)

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (the Court) vacated the decisions of an immigration judge (IJ) and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), holding that their denial of Velasquez-Banegas’ (petitioner) application for asylum overl ...

    admin - 5/1/2017 11:03am

  2. Lopez v. Lynch, 810 F.3d 484 (7th Cir. 2016)

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit affirmed denial of asylum, withholding of removal, and Convention Against Torture (CAT) relief for an HIV-positive Mexican man. The Department of Homeland Security recommended Lopez, a Mexican citizen who has ...

    admin - 10/28/2018 10:28am

  3. Medina v. Holder, 542 Fed. Appx. 621 (9th Cir. 2013).

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) determination that Medina, a native and citizen of Bolivia, was ineligible for asylum because he failed to establish a well-founded fear of future prosecution ...

    admin - 4/19/2016 11:14am

  4. Matter of Anthony (Board of Immigration Appeals 2013)

    In Matter of Anthony, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) reversed an immigration judge's ruling denying a Jamaican gay immigrant's application for protection under the U.N. Convention Against Torture (CAT). The BIA disagreed with the immigra ...

    admin - 10/31/2013 4:40pm

  5. Matter of Lopez (Board of Immigration Appeals 2013)

    The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) has reversed an immigration judge's decision that an HIV positive immigrant charged with prostitution poses a sufficiently serious danger to the community to warrant deportation. In this case, an immigrant woman ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/30/2013 2:30pm

  6. Desai v. Attorney Gen. of U.S., 695 F.3d 267, 271 (3d Cir. 2012).

    This is a United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit decision affirming the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) denial of an HIV-positive Indian man's request for reconsideration of his removability from the United States. Desai, an HIV-positive ci ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  7. Bosede v. Mukasey, 512 F.3d 946 (7th Cir. 2008)

    An HIV-positive Nigerian immigrant was denied due process when an Immigration Judge (IJ) denied his petition for withholding of removal based on improper findings. The immigrant, Bosede, was being sent back to Nigeria because he had been convicted twice f ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  8. Jean-Pierre v. U.S. Attorney General, 500 F.3d 1315 (11th Cir. 2007)

    The following synopsis is condensed from New York Law School Professor Art Leonard’s excellent discussion on Leonard Link: http://newyorklawschool.typepad.com/leonardlink/. A Haitian man with AIDS who is subject to deportation from the U.S. because of his ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm