9th Circ. Sends Mexican Trans Woman's Appeal Back To BIA
10 December 2015
A Law360 article notes Mayer Brown’s pro bono role, in collaboration with the National Immigrant Justice Center, in persuading the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to overturn a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) decision rejecting a Mexican transgender woman’s asylum application. The Palo Alto-based Mayer Brown team included: Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Chris Kelly; IP associate Michael Battaglia; and Corporate & Securities associate Jeyshree Ramachandran.