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Seng v. Holder, No. 08-2485

A Cambodian national's petition for review of BIA's order, mandating removal from the United States and denying her application for asylum and protection under CAT, is denied where the IJ's findings that petitioner's testimony was not credible based on fundamental discrepancies and inconsistency in her testimony are supported by reasonably, substantial and probative evidence on the record.   

Read Seng v. Holder, No. 08-2485  

Appellate Information

Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals

Decided October 8, 2009


Before: Boudin, Seyla, and Dyk, Circuit Judges 

Opinion by Seyla, Circuit Judge


For Appellant:  Joseph A. MacDonald

For Appellee:  Tony West, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, Thomas B. Fatouros, Senior Litigation Counsel, and Ann M. Welhaf, Trial Attorney, Office of Immigration Litigation