Case Conclusion Date: December 3, 2003
Practice Area: Immigration
Outcome: Asylum granted after appeal
Description: The Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit reversed and remanded the denial of asylum by the Board of Immigration Appeals, where the Board had upheld the immigration judge's denial of asylum, based on an erroneous finding of lack of credibility due to supposed inconsistencies in the testimony. On remand, Ms. Hassan was granted asylum.