Velasquez-Otero v. HolderPetition for certiorari denied on October 29, 2012
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|11-1321||11th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2012|
Issue: Whether the Board of Immigration Appeals’ unexplained addition of the social visibility requirement for asylum -- that those seeking asylum based on “membership in a particular social group” prove that their claimed groups are socially visible -- under 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(42)(A) is arbitrary or capricious under the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. § 706(2)(A), or unreasonable under Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. Natural Res. Def. Council.
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- Petition of the day (Matthew Bush)