United States Seventh Circuit

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GEORGIS v. ASHCROFT, 02-2786

Denial of asylum and withholding of deportation is vacated where purported inconsistencies in claims of racial and political opinion discrimination were minor, and corroborating evidence was submitted.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/01/2003
  • Decided 05/20/2003
  • Published 05/20/2003

Judges

  • FLAUM, Chief Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and COFFEY and EVANS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Babatunde A. Irukera (argued), Thomas & Irukera, Chicaho, IL, for Petitioner.

  • For Appellees:
  • George P. Katsivalis, Dept. of Homeland Security Office of District Counsel, Chicago, IL, Anh-Thu P. Mai (argued), Dept. of Justice Civil Div., Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC, for Respondent.