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October 22, 2005

Seventh Circuit Finds Landowning Class of Cattle Farmers in Colombia Constitutes a Particular Social Group

The Court found that Petitioners belonged to the particular social group of the educated, landowning class of cattle farmers. The Court found that they suffered past persecution including the murder of a family member, death threats and extortion. The Court also held that relocation was not a realistic possibility. (Tapiero de Orejuela, 9/8/05)

Posted by VisaLawyer at October 22, 2005 07:20 AM

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