Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
Petition for review of an order denying asylum, withholding of removal, and relief under the Convention Against Torture is denied where: 1) the agency's adverse credibility determination, based on material inconsistencies between plaintiff's asylum application and hearing testimony, is supported by substantial evidence; and 2) substantial evidence supports the agency's finding that plaintiff failed to show failed to show past political persecution, and failed to show a well-founded fear of future persecution.
Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.
Argued: February 18, 2009
Decided: July 2, 2009
Before ROVNER, EVANS, and TINDER, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by TINDER, Circuit Judge.