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Shah v. Attorney Gen. of the US, 04-3607, 05-1122

A petition for review of a denial of an application for asylum and related relief is granted where an immigration judge's adverse credibility findings, particularly in relation to the death of petitioner's father, were not supported by substantial evidence.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 01/09/2006
  • Decided 04/28/2006
  • Published 04/28/2006


  • Before BARRY and AMBRO, Circuit Judges, and DEBEVOISE, District Judge.


  • United States Third Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • David E. Piver, (Argued), W. John Vandenberg, Law Office of David E. Piver, Wayne, PA, for Petitioners.

  • For Appellees:
  • Jonathan Cohn, (Argued), United States Department of Justice Civil Division, Washington, D.C. and John J. Andre, (Argued), Donald E. Kenner, Christopher C. Fuller, Thankful T. Vanderstar, United States Department of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, D.C. and Christine A. Sanner, Office of United States Attorney, Erie, PA, for Respondent.
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