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Law360, New York (October 6, 2016, 8:30 PM EDT) — The Second Circuit on Wednesday found that even though the Board of Immigration Appeals erred in finding that a Chinese citizen testified inconsistently on certain issues in her efforts to gain asylum after she purportedly violated China’s family planning policy, there was still enough evidence to undermine her credibility.

Lianping Li had asked the panel to review a BIA decision affirming the denial of her application for asylum, withholding removal and relief under the Convention Against Torture Act, citing her purported persecution in China after she…

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