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April 06, 2005

Ninth Circuit Holds “All Alien Homosexuals” Are Members of a Particular Social Group in Granting Petition for Review for Gay Lebanese Man

Court finds that Petitioner, a Lebanese national, established a well-founded fear of persecution because of his homosexuality, because he was “outed” as a homosexual, and because of his AIDS infection. In so finding the Court held that “all alien homosexuals” are members of a particular social group. (Karouni v. Gonzales, 3/7/05).

Posted by VisaLawyer at April 6, 2005 09:05 AM

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