10 Cited authorities

  1. INS v. Cardoza-Fonseca

    480 U.S. 421 (1987)   Cited 2,200 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the phrase "well-founded fear," which is also found in 8 U.S.C. § 1101, is ambiguous
  2. INS v. Stevic

    467 U.S. 407 (1984)   Cited 842 times
    Holding that to qualify for withholding of removal, an applicant must demonstrate a "clear probability" of persecution if removed
  3. Yiu Sing Chun v. Sava

    708 F.2d 869 (2d Cir. 1983)   Cited 34 times
    Finding in the legislative history of the Refugee Act that Congress directed the Attorney General to establish "`a new uniform asylum procedure'"
  4. Wing Ding Chan v. Immigration & Naturalization Service

    631 F.2d 978 (D.C. Cir. 1980)   Cited 12 times

    No. 79-1254. Argued January 16, 1980. Decided August 4, 1980. Mark A. Mancini, Washington, D.C., with whom Jack Wasserman, Washington, D.C., was on the brief, for petitioner. Eric A. Fisher, Atty., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., with whom Lauren S. Kahn, Atty., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., was on the brief, for respondent. Petition for Review of an Order of the Immigration and Naturalization Service. Before ROBINSON and MIKVA, Circuit Judges, and JUNE L. GREEN, United States District

  5. Vasquez-Mondragon v. Immigration Natural

    560 F.2d 1225 (5th Cir. 1977)   Cited 14 times

    No. 77-1526. Summary Calendar. Rule 18, 5 Cir.; see Isbell Enterprises, Inc. v. Citizens Casualty Co. of New York et al., 5 Cir. 1970, 431 F.2d 409, Part I. October 14, 1977. Eugenio Cazorla, Dallas, Tex., for petitioner. Griffin B. Bell, U.S. Atty. Gen., Philip Wilens, Chief, Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., Kenneth J. Mighell, U.S. Atty., Fort Worth, Tex., James P. Morris, Atty., Dept. of Justice, Gov't. Reg. Labor Sect., Rex Young, Atty., Crim. Div., Washington, D.C., for respondent. Petition

  6. Section 1101 - Definitions

    8 U.S.C. § 1101   Cited 13,808 times   67 Legal Analyses
    Finding notice and comment rulemaking is required for the agency's interim rule recognizing fear of coercive family practices as basis for refugee status
  7. Section 1182 - Inadmissible aliens

    8 U.S.C. § 1182   Cited 8,375 times   45 Legal Analyses
    Holding deportable aliens who have been convicted of "crimes involving moral turpitude"
  8. Section 1158 - Asylum

    8 U.S.C. § 1158   Cited 8,226 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding a "pattern or practice" of persecution requires it be "systemic, pervasive, or organized"
  9. Section 1253 - Penalties related to removal

    8 U.S.C. § 1253   Cited 959 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Establishing an exception to withholding for a dangerous alien who has been convicted of a "particularly serious crime," defined to include an "aggravated felony"
  10. § 208.5 Special duties toward aliens in custody of DHS

    8 C.F.R. § 208.5   Cited 40 times

    (a) General. When an alien in the custody of DHS requests asylum or withholding of removal, or expresses a fear of persecution or harm upon return to his or her country of origin or to agents thereof, DHS shall make available the appropriate application forms and shall provide the applicant with the information required by section 208(d)(4) of the Act, except in the case of an alien who is in custody pending a credible fear determination under 8 CFR 208.30 or a reasonable fear determination pursuant