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Sugiarto v. Holder, No. 08-2502

Indonesian national's petition for review of BIA's denial of her application for asylum is denied where: 1) BIA's finding that petitioner failed to establish the requisite nexus between the obviously traumatic incidents of armed robbery and bomb threats and her status as a Christian was supported by substantial evidence on the record; and 2) BIA's decision denying petitioner's claim for asylum on the basis of well-founded fear of future persecution was supported by substantial evidence.    

Read Sugiarto v. Holder, No. 08-2502

Appellate Information

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

Decided November 10, 2009


Before:  Torruella, Seyla, and Dyk, Circuit Judges

Opinion by Torruella, Circuit Judge


For Appellant:  Armin A. Skalmowski

For Appellee:  Julia J. Tyler, Trial Attorney, Office of Immigration Litigation, Civil Division, Tony West, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, and Barry J. Pettinato, Assistant Director