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Cherichel v. Holder, No. 08-3736

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By FindLaw Staff on January 12, 2010 3:56 PM

In a petition for review of the BIA's order denying petitioner's request for deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture (CAT), the petition is denied where the CAT's specific intent element could not be satisfied by a showing that severe physical or mental pain or suffering is merely foreseeable.

Read Cherichel v. Holder, No. 08-3736

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Submitted October 21, 2009

Filed January 12, 2010


Opinion by Judge Shepherd

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