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Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture, A/HRC/31/57/Add.1, 24 February 2016: United States of America

(k) JUA 10/07/2015 Case No. USA 15/2015 State Reply: 11/09/2015 Allegations concerning the deportation of Haitians, and in particular persons suffering from serious mental and physical illnesses and requiring appropriated specialized psychological and medical attention, to post-earthquake Haiti. 666. The Rapporteur takes note of the information provided by the Government concerning proceedings and treatment of […]

Alla Konstantinova Pitcherskaia v. Immigration and Naturalization Service, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (24 June 1997)

Procedural Posture Alla K. Pitcherskaia petitioned the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ decision denying her application for asylum and withholding of deportation. Facts Among other things, the applicant claimed persecution on the basis of her political opinions in support of gay and lesbian […]