Pronsivakulchai v. Gonzales, 05-2662
Petition for review of denial of asylum and related applications is granted, and the denial vacated, where the petitioner was denied a fair hearing since the IJ determined that petitioner was ineligible for asylum without hearing petitioner's testimony rebutting the government's claim that she had committed a non-political crime in her native Thailand.
- Argued 03/29/2006
- Decided 08/29/2006
- Published 08/29/2006
- BAUER, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, KANNE, and SYKES, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Brian E. Neuffer (argued), Matthew J. Sullivan, Winston & Strawn, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner.
- For Appellees:
- Karen Lundgren, Department of Homeland Security Office of the District Counsel, Chicago, IL, Greg D. Mack, Jonathan F. Potter (argued), Department of Justice Civil Division, Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC, for Respondent.