Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
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.
Submitted October 21, 2009
Filed January 12, 2010
Opinion by Judge Shepherd