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Baba v. Holder, No. 08-0212-ag

Petitioner's petition for review of the denial of his asylum petition is granted where the BIA erred in ruling that the treatment suffered by Petitioner on account of his political opinion did not amount to persecution because Petitioner retained his government employment.

Read Baba v. Holder, No. 08-0212-ag.

Appellate Information

Argued: October 17, 2008
Decided: June 19, 2009)


Before: McLAUGHLIN, LEVAL, and POOLER, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by LEVAL, Circuit Judge.


BIYALO WATARA BABA, Pro Se, New York, NY, for Petitioner.

ARAM GAVOOR (Peter D. Keisler, Assistant Attorney General; Barry Pettinato, Assistant Director; John D. Williams, Trial Attorney, Office of Immigration Litigation, on the brief), Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, for Respondent.