No. 96-71002.

140 F.3d 1305 (1998)

Soledad Cristina VELARDE, Petitioner, v. IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE, Respondent.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Decided April 10, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Soledad Cristina Velarde, pro per, La Mirada, CA.

Michele Y.F. Sarko, Office of Immigration Litigation, Civil Division, Depart. of Justice, Washington, DC, for respondent.

Before: FLETCHER, MAGILL, and THOMAS G. NELSON, Circuit Judges.


FLETCHER, Circuit Judge:

Soledad Cristina Velarde, a native and citizen of Peru, appeals the BIA's summary denial of her application for asylum or withholding of deportation. Velarde was a bodyguard for the daughters of then-President of Peru, Alan Garcia, before she fled to the United States following numerous death threats, receipt of a package bomb and an abduction attempt by members of the terrorist guerilla group Sendero Luminoso. Velarde claims...

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