Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In a petition for review of the BIA's order denying petitioner's application for asylum, the petition is denied where the BIA adequately considered petitioner's claim that there was a pattern or practice of persecution of ethnic Chinese and Catholics in Indonesia, and its finding that no such pattern or practice existed was supported by substantial evidence.
Argued: September 2, 2009
Decided: September 14, 2009
Collete J. Winston, Attorney, Office of Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC