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Court Upholds Asylum Denial Where Chinese Petitioner Claimed to Fear Persecution Based on Religion


The Sixth Circuit found that the IJ’s adverse credibility determination was supported by substantial evidence, and that the petitioner, who claimed that her Christian beliefs would subject her to persecution if she was removed to China, had not presented evidence or any argument that would compel a reasonable adjudicator to disagree with the IJ’s finding. The court also rejected her due process claims, noting that because none of the alleged violations affected the outcome of her asylum claim, she did not suffer any prejudice.

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