Ninth Circuit Decision Regarding Corroboration and the One Year Filing Deadline for Asylum

On June 17, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an en banc decision regarding whether an asylum applicant can be required to provide corroborating evidence to establish he filed for asylum within one year of arriving to the United States.  More information about the decision can be found in NIJC's Immigration Litigation Update.