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Huang v. Holder, No. 08-5785

In a petition for review of the BIA's order denying petitioner's asylum application, the petition is denied where: 1) the BIA's conclusion that an involuntary IUD insertion was not an "involuntary sterilization" was permissible under Chevron; and 2) thus, the BIA's interpretation that a forced IUD insertion is not a per se ground for granting asylum is entitled to deference.

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Appellate Information

Argued November 23, 2009

Filed January 12, 2010


Per Curiam


For Petitioner:

Davi X. Feng, New York, NY

For Respondent:

Kiley L. Kane, Michael F. Hertz and Jennifer L. Lightbody, Office of Immigration Litigation, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC