Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In asylum proceedings involving a native of Belarus, petition for review of the BIA's denial of the asylum application is denied where: 1) petitioner did not demonstrate that the record evidence compelled reversal on the basis of past persecution; and 2) as the BIA reasonably concluded that petitioner did not meet the lesser burden of establishing a basis for asylum, he could not show that withholding was necessary.
Submitted: November 17, 2009
Filed: November 24, 2009
Opinion by Judge Murphy