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Oct 26, 2007 Quickie Link: Gay Mexican's Asylum Denied
By vanrozenheim

(USA) - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, based in New York City, has ruled in an unpublished decision that the current level of anti-Gay persecution in Mexico is not sufficient to justify granting a withholding of removal for a Gay immigrant who claimed to fear persecution if returned to that nation. The ruling, which affirmed a decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), reversed what had seemed a trend toward granting the claims of sexual minority refugees from Mexico.

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