9th Circuit Revives Asylum Claim of Gay Man From Russia

Finding that the Board of Immigration appeals erred in finding that a gay asylum applicant from Russia had failed to show that he had been subjected to persecution by non-governmental actors whom the Russian government was unable or unwilling to control, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit granted the petition for review and remanded the case so that the Board of Immigration Appeals can determine whether the government … <Read More>