No. 12-2489.

725 F.3d 900 (2013)

Francis Muiruri GATHUNGU; Jane Mumbi Mugo; Nyambura Muiruri; Wambui Muiruri, Petitioners v. Eric H. HOLDER, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, Respondent.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Filed: August 6, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Frederick Matthew Ralph , argued, Minneapolis, MN, for petitioners.

Jeffrey Bernstein , argued, USDOJ, OIL of Washington, DC, for respondent.

Before SMITH, MELLOY, and BENTON, Circuit Judges.

MELLOY, Circuit Judge.

Petitioners Francis Gathungu, Jane Mugo, and their two minor daughters petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' ("BIA") order denying asylum and withholding of removal. We grant the petition and remand for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.

I. Background

We recount the procedural history of this case and briefly summarize the relevant evidence. Unless otherwise indicated, the facts below are drawn...

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