Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Velasquez-Otero v. Holder
Issue(s): Whether the Board of Immigration Appeals’ unexplained addition of the social visibility requirement for asylum -- that those seeking asylum based on “membership in a particular social group” prove that their claimed groups are socially visible -- under 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(42)(A) is arbitrary or capricious under the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. § 706(2)(A), or unreasonable under Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. Natural Res. Def. Council.
Certiorari stage documents:
Recommended Citation: Matthew Bush, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jun. 15, 2012, 11:00 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/06/146852/