Kourouma v. Holder , No. 08-1864
A Guinean citizen's petition for review of BIA's denial of her application for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the CAT is granted and BIA's decision denying her asylum application on the basis of an adverse credibility finding is vacated and remanded as it was not supported by substantial evidence, and petitioner has established past persecution in the form of female genital mutilation.
Read Kourouma v. Holder , No. 08-1864
Argued: September 22, 2009
Decided: November 24, 2009
Opinion by Judge Gregory
For Appellant: Kamal M. Nawash, The Nawash Law Office
For Appellee: Gregory G. Katsas, Assistant Attorney General, Office of Immigration
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