Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Unpub. BIA Humanitarian Asylum Victory (Liberia)

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Prof. Stephen Meili writes: "The Immigration and Human Rights Clinic at the University of Minnesota Law School recently received a BIA decision regarding humanitarian asylum that I think will be of interest.  The Immigration Judge had denied asylum to our client on the grounds that conditions in Liberia have improved such that our client no longer has a well-founded fear of persecution upon return.  The IJ also rejected our humanitarian asylum argument.  The