Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In a petition for review of a BIA order removing petitioner from the U.S., the petition is denied where, because petitioner challenged a determination committed to the sole discretion of the Attorney General -- namely, the credibility and weight accorded to certain evidence -- the court of appeals lacked jurisdiction to review her claims.
Argued: October 8, 2009
Decided: October 27, 2009
Glenn T. Terk, Wethersfield, CT
Russell J.E. Verby, Michael F. Hertz, Barry J. Pettinato, Office of Immigration Litigation, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC