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Diallo v. Gonzales, 05-1123

Denial of petitioner's application for asylum, withholding of removal and relief under the Convention Against Torture is vacated where the immigration judge improperly required the petitioner to present corroborating evidence even though the judge failed to make an express credibility finding.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/14/2005
  • Decided 03/09/2006
  • Published 03/09/2006

Judges

  • WILLIAMS, Circuit Judge., Before RIPPLE, EVANS, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Richard H. Trais (argued), Chicago, IL, for Petitioner.

  • For Appellees:
  • Mark S. Massa (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Indianapolis, IN, Karen Lundgren, Department of Homeland Security, Office of the District Counsel, Chicago, IL, Stacy S. Paddack, Department of Justice Civil Division, Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC, for Respondent.