Daily Archives: April 21, 2017

CA7 affirms BIA denial of Asylum, declined remand because no evidence presented to show that new claim was previously unavailable

Barragan-Ojeda v. Sessions, No. 16-2964 (7th Cir. 2017) Barragan‐Ojeda, an 18-year-old citizen of Mexico, entered the U.S. without authorization in 2013. He was apprehended at the border and requested asylum. Before an immigration judge, he claimed that a Mexican criminal … Continue reading

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