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This team contributes leading decisions from the United States

United States's Most Recent Decision

The most recent decision from the United States is Jianli Chen v Attorney General, a decision rendered in the United States by the Court of Appeals 1st Circuit on Dec 21, 2012, involving an applicant from China. A brief summary of the facts of the case is: Chinese husband and wife, where wife was subjected to a forced abortion, and both fear involuntary sterilization if returned.

Courts in United States

Supreme Court
Board of Immigration Appeals
Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
Attorney General

The National Coordinators for United States are:

Deborah Anker

Dr. Anker is a Clinical Professor of Law and the Director of the Harvard Law School Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program. She is the author of the leading treatise, Law of Asylum in the United Read More Read more
   

Sabi Ardalan

Ms. Ardalan is a Clinical and Advocacy Fellow at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program. She previously served as the Equal Justice America fellow at The Opportunity Agenda and as Read More Read more