Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In a petition for review of a Board of Immigrant Appeals denial of Petitioner's asylum application, the petition is denied where: 1) the Court of Appeals lacked jurisdiction to review the BIA's decision that Petitioner's asylum application was untimely and that no changed circumstances materially affecting her application had occurred; and 2) the BIA's credibility determinations were supported by substantial evidence.
On Petition for Review of a Decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals.
No. A96 419 706.
Argued: April 30, 2009
Decided and Filed: June 17, 2009
Before KENNEDY, GIBBONS, and ROGERS, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by ROGERS, Circuit Judge.
ON BRIEF: Frank Gregory Becker, FRANK G. BECKER & ASSOCIATES, P.C., Southfield, Michigan, for Petitioner. Susan Bennett Green, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Washington, D.C., for Respondent.