Khrystotodorov v. Mukasey, 08-1012
The IJ had reasonable grounds for questioning petitioner's credibility and for requesting additional corroborative evidence to support a grant of asylum under the Convention Against Torture, where there were significant variances between his testimony, alleging persecution of Ukrainian Baptists by the UNA-UNSO, and the objective information in the background country reports.
- Decided 12/29/2008
- Published 12/29/2008
HANSEN, Circuit Judge., Before RILEY, HANSEN, and MELLOY, Circuit Judges.
United States Eighth Circuit
Dyan Williams, argued, Minneapolis, MN (Herbert A. Igbanugo, on the brief), for petitioners.
Drew Brinkman, argued, Washington, DC (W. Daniel Shieh, on the brief), for Respondent.