Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Yang v. Holder
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:
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/