624 Fed.Appx. 531 (9th Cir. 2015), 14-72395, Moreno v. Lynch

Docket Nº:14-72395
Citation:624 Fed.Appx. 531
Party Name:CARLOS SOTO MORENO, Petitioner, v. LORETTA E. LYNCH, Attorney General, Respondent
Attorney:For CARLOS SOTO MORENO, Petitioner: Keren Zwick, Esquire, Attorney, National Immigrant Justice Center, Chicago, IL; Christopher J. Kelly, Esquire, Attorney, Mayer Brown LLP, Palo Alto, CA. For LORETTA E. LYNCH, Attorney General, Respondent: Dana Michelle Camilleri, OIL, Yanal H. Yousef, Trial Att...
Judge Panel:Before: KOZINSKI, BYBEE and CHRISTEN, Circuit Judges.
Case Date:December 09, 2015
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
 
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624 Fed.Appx. 531 (9th Cir. 2015)

CARLOS SOTO MORENO, Petitioner,

v.

LORETTA E. LYNCH, Attorney General, Respondent

No. 14-72395

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

December 9, 2015

Submitted, San Francisco, California December 7, 2015. [**]

NOT FOR PUBLICATION. (See Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure Rule 32.1)

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Agency No. A200-281-528. Agency No. A200-281-528.

For CARLOS SOTO MORENO, Petitioner: Keren Zwick, Esquire, Attorney, National Immigrant Justice Center, Chicago, IL; Christopher J. Kelly, Esquire, Attorney, Mayer Brown LLP, Palo Alto, CA.

For LORETTA E. LYNCH, Attorney General, Respondent: Dana Michelle Camilleri, OIL, Yanal H. Yousef, Trial Attorney, DOJ - U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division/Office of Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC; Chief Counsel ICE, OFFICE OF THE CHIEF COUNSEL, Department of Homeland Security, San Francisco, CA.

For CENTRO LEGAL DE LA RAZA, PUBLIC COUNSEL, THE EAST BAY COMMUNITY LAW CENTER, THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR LESBIAN RIGHTS, IMMIGRATION EQUALITY, THE PUBLIC LAW CENTER, THE CORNELL LAW SCHOOL, LGBT CLINIC AND TRANSGENDER LAW CENTER, Amicus Curiae: Rand K. Brothers, Winston & Strawn LLP, Washington, DC.

Before: KOZINSKI, BYBEE and CHRISTEN, Circuit Judges.

MEMORANDUM[*]

The Board of Immigration Appeals (" BIA" ) " erred in assuming that recent anti-discrimination laws in Mexico have made life safer for transgender individuals while ignoring significant record evidence of violence targeting them." Avendano-Hernandez v. Lynch, 800 F.3d 1072, 1075 (9th Cir. 2015). On remand, the BIA shall take...

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