The petition of the day is:

Yang v. Holder

Docket: 11-1119
Issue(s): Whether -- under 8 C.F.R. § 1208.13(a), which provides that “[t]he testimony of [an asylum] applicant, if credible, may be sufficient to sustain the burden of proof without corroboration” -- an immigration judge must explicitly determine whether an asylum applicant’s testimony is credible before denying asylum for failure of the applicant to provide evidence corroborating his or her asylum application.

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Yang v. Holder, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Matthew Bush, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Apr. 20, 2012, 11:00 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/04/petition-of-the-day-277/