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July 16, 2009


Ken Castillo

As a signatory to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, I believe the U.S. has a moral and ethical obligation to ensure these siblings have the right to seek a safe place to live (See ad for Human Right #14 at the following url.

When children become unimportant to us as the leader of the free world, we have lost our future.

Carla McBeath Esq.

A different Circuit would have routinely granted a motion to stay removal for detained appellants, as per internal policy, according to my experience. The fact that different Circuits would rule so differently on the same crucial issue, considering we operate under the same umbrella of a constitutional right to exhaustion of legal remedies, should render this case ripe for review and should trigger some important interest in the SCOTUS.

Carla McBeath Esq.

Immigration attorneys, like myself, have been wading through the courts, trying to keep asylum cases from El Salvador afloat, by any legal means available, as precedent decisions have denied asylum , primarily based on grounds that the social group cannot be "narrowly defined" or objectively determined. Here, where such a narrow definition may result in certainty of death or grave injury, perhaps another definition can be carved, which could literally save lives.

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