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Yang v. Holder

Petition for certiorari denied on June 18, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-1119 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: 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.

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