Rebenko v. Holder (1st Circuit, September 4, 2012)

The First Circuit affirmed the agency’s denial of asylum withholding of removal, and CAT relief.  The Court determined that substantial evidence supported the agency’s determination that the harassment and threats the petitioner suffered in Ukraine due to her Pentecostal faith did not rise to the level of persecution and did not establish a nexus to government acts or omissions.  To read more, click here.

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