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Velasco-Cervantes v. Holder, No. 08-73295

By FindLaw Staff on January 27, 2010 4:30 PM

Petition for review of the BIA's dismissal of petitioner's appeal of an Immigration Judge's decision denying petitioner's petitions for asylum is denied where material witnesses for the government, such as petitioner, did not constitute a protected social group.

Read Velasco-Cervantes v. Holder, No. 08-73295

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted December 11, 2009

Filed January 27, 2010


Opinion by Judge Beezer


For Petitioner:

Rosaura Rodriguez, Rios Cantor, P.S., Seattle, WA

For Respondent:

Jeffrey R. Meyer, Office of Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC

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