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POP v. IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERV., 00-3962

Board of Immigration Appeals did not abuse its discretion in concluding that asylum applicant was not prejudiced by his attorney-s failure to present certain evidence before immigration judge, where changed political conditions in the country from which applicant fled eliminated any well-founded fear of persecution he may have had.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/20/2001
  • Decided 01/28/2002
  • Published 01/28/2002

Judges

  • KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, MANION, and KANNE, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Scott D. Pollock (argued), Pollack & Associates, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner.

  • For Appellees:
  • Jennifer Giambastiani, INS, Chicago, IL, Nancy E. Friedman (argued), Dept. of Justice, Civ. Div., Immigration Lit., Washington, DC, for Respondent.
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