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Law360, New York (September 21, 2016, 7:35 PM EDT) — The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday, in a split decision, granted an Indonesian citizen’s petition for review of the denial of withholding of removal, with the majority finding the Board of Immigration Appeals’ determination that the organization the petitioner previously supported engaged in terrorist activities was not backed by substantial evidence.

Although the panel agreed with the BIA that Mr. Budiono’s claims for asylum were time-barred in the published opinion, it held that the immigration judge had failed to conduct the required factual findings to support his…

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