In the Matter of Salim

16 Cited authorities

  1. Balani v. Immigration Naturalization Serv

    669 F.2d 1157 (6th Cir. 1982)   Cited 127 times
    Holding that the BIA abuses its discretion if it denies a motion to reopen without providing a rational explanation
  2. McMullen v. Imm. Naturalization Serv

    658 F.2d 1312 (9th Cir. 1981)   Cited 84 times
    Noting that refugees fleeing political persecution are often limited in the evidence they can submit to support their claims
  3. Rosenberg v. Yee Chien Woo

    402 U.S. 49 (1971)   Cited 23 times
    Holding that the presence of firm resettlement constituted a factor for consideration in asylum petitions
  4. Kovac v. Immigration and Naturalization Serv

    407 F.2d 102 (9th Cir. 1969)   Cited 88 times
    Holding that well-founded fear of persecution was established by "a probability of deliberate imposition of substantial economic disadvantage upon an alien for reasons of race, religion, or political opinion," and remanding denial of asylum where "[i]t became impossible for [a chef] to obtain employment in the occupation for which he was trained"
  5. Stevic v. Sava

    678 F.2d 401 (2d Cir. 1982)   Cited 32 times
    In Stevic, supra, the Supreme Court expressly declined to decide on the meaning of the phrase, "well-founded fear of persecution," ___ U.S. ___, 104 S.Ct. at 2501, but did "assume... that the well-founded-fear standard is more generous than the clear-probability-of-persecution standard."
  6. Kashani v. Imm. Nat. Service

    547 F.2d 376 (7th Cir. 1977)   Cited 20 times
    In Kashani v. INS, 547 F.2d 376 (7th Cir. 1977), we stated that under the "clear probability" standard, "objective evidence that the alien will be persecuted is necessary.
  7. Pereira-Diaz v. I. N. S

    551 F.2d 1149 (9th Cir. 1977)   Cited 12 times
    Affirming deportation order, based on violation of 1182, because of "preformed intent" to remain in the United States
  8. Section 1101 - Definitions

    8 U.S.C. § 1101   Cited 13,685 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
  9. Section 1182 - Inadmissible aliens

    8 U.S.C. § 1182   Cited 8,280 times   45 Legal Analyses
    Holding deportable aliens who have been convicted of "crimes involving moral turpitude"
  10. Section 1158 - Asylum

    8 U.S.C. § 1158   Cited 8,126 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding a "pattern or practice" of persecution requires it be "systemic, pervasive, or organized"
  11. Section 1227 - Deportable aliens

    8 U.S.C. § 1227   Cited 6,699 times   38 Legal Analyses
    Granting this discretion to the Attorney General
  12. Section 1546 - Fraud and misuse of visas, permits, and other documents

    18 U.S.C. § 1546   Cited 1,043 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Penalizing false statement in immigration documents
  13. 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"
  14. Section 1159 - Adjustment of status of refugees

    8 U.S.C. § 1159   Cited 228 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Granting Attorney General discretion to “adjust to the status of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence” refugee previously granted asylum and physically present in United States
  15. § 208.3 Form of application

    8 C.F.R. § 208.3   Cited 151 times
    Recognizing that "applicant's signature establishes a presumption that the applicant is aware of the contents of the [asylum] application"
  16. § 208.8 Limitations on travel outside the United States

    8 C.F.R. § 208.8   Cited 48 times
    Indicating that an applicant who leaves the United States and returns to the country of claimed persecution is presumed to have abandoned her application, absent compelling reasons