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Hussain v. Holder, No. 08-2214

By FindLaw Staff on August 10, 2009 5:27 PM

Petition for review of an order denying application for withholding of removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture, and rejecting a request for voluntary departure, is denied in part and dismissed in part where: 1) petitioner is not entitled to withholding of removal as substantial evidence supports a determination that petitioner faced neither past persecution nor a likelihood of future persecution, and did not show a well-founded fear of future persecution; 2) petitioner is not entitled to protection under the Convention Against Torture as he presented no evidence regarding the likelihood of his being tortured upon his return to his home country; and 3) the present court has no jurisdiction to review denials of voluntary departure.    

Read Hussain v. Holder, No. 08-2214

Appellate Information
Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals
Decided August 7, 2009

Before Lynch, Chief Judge, Selya and Boudin, Circuit Judges
Opinion by Lynch, Chief Judge.

For Petitioner: Carlos E. Estrada.

For Respondent: Anthony W. Norwood, Tony West, and Terri J. Scadron.

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