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Instruments Archives: 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

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 […]

In re Appeal for the Cancellation of Denied Refugee Status Recognition, Seoul Administrative Court, South Korea (24 December 2009)

Procedural Posture The claimant appealed the decision of the Minister of Justice, who denied his application for refugee status. Facts The claimant was a homosexual man with Pakistani citizenship. On 24 December 1996, the claimant legally entered the Republic of Korea, where he remained following the expiration of his visa. The claimant was arrested and […]