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ZUBEDA v. ASHCROFT, 02-2868

The Board of Immigration Appeals erred in providing only a minimal analysis of a Democratic Republic of the Congo citizen's claim for relief under the Convention Against Torture, for potential detention, and remand to the Immigration Judge is necessary to clarify the record.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/01/2003
  • Decided 06/23/2003
  • Published 06/23/2003

Judges

  • Before McKEE and SMITH, Circuit Judges, and HOCHBERG, District Judge.

Court

  • United States Third Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Judith Bernstein-Baker,Ayodele Gansallo, HIAS and Council Migration Service of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, Jonathan H. Feinberg, (Argued), Kairys, Rudovsky, Epstein & Messing, LLP, Philadelphia, PA, for Petitioner.

  • For Appellees:
  • Robert D. McCallum, Assistant Attorney General Civil Division, Terri J. Scadron, Assistant Director, Anthony W. Norwood, Senior Litigation Counsel, John M. McAdams Jr., Stacy S. Paddack, (Argued), Attorney, Office of Immigration Litigation Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, for Respondent.
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